- A curriculum designed for the working registered nurse (RN), ADN students and ADN graduates.
The online RN-BS curriculum will enhance your professional career while providing an academic foundation for graduate programs. Courses are offered online and no campus visits are required.
There are 30 required credits in the RN-BS Curriculum. Completing your bachelor’s degree will provide you with a wide range of advanced nursing competencies. You will earn the academic credentials required to pursue a graduate degree and expand your opportunities for professional development. The courses in the RN-BS curriculum will provide you with a worthwhile academic experience as you advance understanding of health policy, evidence-based practice, resource management and care coordination. In addition, you will enhance your leadership, inter-professional, and research skills.
Are you enrolled in an ADN program? You can dual enroll and learn more by reading “What is Dual Enrollment.”
Enrollment in the following courses is open to 1) registered nurses, 2) ADN students enrolled in an accredited program, and 3) ADN graduates preparing for the NCLEX. View dual enrollment information.
|HLTH 280||Introduction to Statistical Methods for Health Sciences (if needed)||3|
|E-Learning Preparation for the RN - 1st semester only (5 weeks)||1|
|NURS-RN 350||Transitional Foundations (must be taken in the first semester)||3|
|NURS-RN 392||Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice||3|
|Planning for a Financially Savvy Career & Retirement||1|
|NURS-RN 422||Care Coordination and Resource Management||3|
|NURS-RN 428||Nursing Roles in Healthy Aging (7 weeks)||2|
|NURS-RN 430||Vulnerable Populations (one section of 430 required, the other may be taken as an elective)||1 ea|
|Palliative Care (5 weeks)|
|Child Maltreatment & Healthcare (5 weeks)|
The following courses require students to be a registered nurse with an active, unencumbered license.
|NURS-RN 416||Community and Population Health Nursing||3|
|NURS-RN 417||Community and Population Health Nursing Lab (project course)||3|
|NURS-RN 420||Policy, Power and Voice||3|
|NURS-RN 424||Nursing Leadership and Management||3|
|NURS-RN 425||Nursing Leadership and Management Lab (project course)||2|
|NURS-RN 432||Preparing for Graduate Education and Advanced Practice (7 weeks)||2
|HLTH 400||Inter-professional Capstone||1|
View nursing courses descriptions for all RN-BS courses in the Boise State course catalog.
* Catalog does not include HLTH 280 and HLTH 400, or descriptions of NURS-RN 430 special topics.