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RN to BSN Program

The mission of the RN to BSN Program is to broaden previous nursing education for personal, professional, and educational growth.

You Can Afford a Panhandle RN to BSN Degree

Explore our available scholarships for OPSU RN to BSN students.

Saints to Aggies Nursing Scholarship

This scholarship offers Seward County Community College students a $1,000 incentive to complete their degree, fostering a supportive transition to further education at OPSU and empowering students to achieve their academic goals.

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Saints to Aggies Nursing Scholarship

Oklahoma Nursing Scholarship

The Oklahoma Nursing Scholarship at OPSU offers RN students the opportunity to complete their BSN degree at OPSU with a 100% tuition match from their prior institution, providing a seamless pathway for advancing their nursing education.

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Scholarships for Amarillo College Students

This scholarship extends a $1,000 award to Amarillo College students, facilitating a smooth transition to OPSU and encouraging academic progression, ensuring students have the support they need to achieve their educational aspirations.

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We’ll Set You Up for Success

  • The curriculum integrates evidence-based practice, leadership principles, and critical thinking skills, preparing graduates to make meaningful contributions to healthcare delivery and patient outcomes.
  • OPSU’s online format allows students to pursue their BSN degree while balancing work, family, and other responsibilities.
  • OPSU provides comprehensive support services for online learning, including academic advising, tutoring, technical support, and access to library resources. Faculty members are experienced in online teaching and are dedicated to providing personalized support to help students succeed in their academic and professional goals. This supportive learning environment fosters collaboration, engagement, and as sense of community among students, enhancing the overall learning experience.

Take Your Career to the Next Level

End of Program Student Learning Outcomes

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  • Evaluate the use of information from nursing, scientific, and humanistic disciplines as a generalist nurse to address healthcare needs across the lifespan in diversified healthcare settings. (BSN Essential 1,9)
  • Illustrate the use of critical thinking and technology for decision-making considering individual differences, ethnic identity, and cultural values. (BSN Essential 7,4)
  • Analyze the importance of communication and collaboration with other healthcare professionals and members of the general public in promoting health across the lifespan. (BSN Essential 7,4)
  • Select current evidence for application to nursing practice (BSN Essential 3)
  • Integrate professional values of nursing by applying nursing knowledge within a variety of healthcare settings. (BSN Essential 8)
  • Justify the use of professionalism and leadership to impact patient outcomes and quality improvement within the healthcare system. (BSN Essential 2,5)

It all starts here.

Frequently Asked Questions


Our philosophy of caring and focus on the adult learner has allowed us to develop a unique program that does not require campus attendance.

How long will it take to complete my BSN?

Most courses are 8 weeks in length. If general education courses and elective requirements are met, the program can be completed in two semesters if attending full-time or four semesters if attending part-time. 

How much does the degree cost?

Explore the financial path to your RN to BSN degree at OPSU using our Net Price Calculator. Get a personalized estimate of tuition, fees, and possible aid, empowering you to plan your educational investment.

Can I transfer credits in?

Absolutely! In fact, we will complete a preliminary assessment of prior coursework to help you determine how many additional courses you will need to complete your degree. 

What type of institution is OPSU?

Founded in 1909, OPSU is a baccalaureate degree granting institution located in Goodwell, Oklahoma. The university is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).

What are the application requirements?

An associate’s degree or diploma in nursing from a programmatically accredited nursing program (ACEN, CCNE, etc.). An active and unencumbered RN license. Ability to obtain official transcripts from all colleges previously attended. 

Is the RN to BSN program accredited?

Yes! The online nursing program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

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Our program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing. OPSU is accredited through 2028.

Contact ACEN
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc.
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400
Atlanta, GA 30326