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Nursing - RN-BSN

Registered nurses who earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) take a commitment to caring for others to the next level, finding greater career opportunities, more responsibility and higher salaries.

Program Highlights

  • Flexible online program for practicing RNs
  • Can be completed in as few as 12 to 18 months
  • Atrium Health teammates can receive their BSN potentially at a low cost with available aid
  • Unprecedented support from faculty, staff and fellow students


  • The RN-BSN program includes higher-level general education and nursing courses to prepare students for an evolving healthcare environment.
  • Upper-level general education coursework completed at other institutions may be eligible for transfer credit, which will be evaluated after an accepted student has paid the deposit. All previous coursework can be reviewed for transfer credit, regardless of when the course was taken (no date limits).

For full curriculum details:

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Tuition & Fees

$382 per credit hour (no additional fees)

Loan Forgiveness

Atrium Health offers a loan agreement available to finance up to $10,000 for students enrolled in the RN-BSN program. This loan defers payment on principal and interest, and if the graduate becomes employed full-time by an eligible Atrium Health facility, a work forgiveness option is available. Questions? Contact or 704-355-5486.

Educational Assistance for Atrium Health Teammates

With the Educational Assistance program through Atrium Health, eligible teammates may receive financial reimbursement for approved academic courses. Contact Financial Aid for more information:

Application Requirements

  1. Application –Submit your completed application by the deadline
  2. College Transcripts – A minimum 2.25 cumulative college GPA is required
  3. Proof of current, unencumbered RN license
  4. Completion of several general studies courses, or their equivalent, prior to or while concurrently enrolled in the program
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Term Deadlines Decision Notification
Summer 2021 April 15, 2021 Within 4-6 weeks of submitting a completed application
Fall 2021 July 15, 2021 Within 4-6 weeks of submitting a completed application
Spring 2022 December 1, 2021 Within 4-6 weeks of submitting a completed application