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Florida Atlantic University Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing offers the flexibility to complete your Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree on your time within the demands of your life. The RN-to-BSN track is for licensed RN’s who graduated with a diploma or Associate’s degree in nursing from an ACEN accredited institution.

The curriculum is based on national nursing standards and evidence-based practice, is endorsed by the American Holistic Nurses Association, and accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing is nationally and internationally recognized for its excellence in Nursing education in caring science.

Students enrolled in FAU’s RN-BSN track will develop the skills to transform complex healthcare systems through caring leadership that facilitates intra and interprofessional collaboration to achieve quality outcomes. RN-BSN graduates are eligible to pursue certification in Holistic Nursing as well as prepared to pursue graduate education in Nursing (masters and doctoral).

The RN-BSN track is 32 credit hours, offered online and has inexpensive in-state tuition rates.


Massachusetts has initiated the process to join NC-SARA and are expected to be approved by the end of this year. Massachusetts state authorization restricts activities in internships and supervised academic field experiences. Therefore, any distance learning student in the College of Nursing who will be residing in Massachusetts while participating in their academic program should contact the college before enrolling to assure they are compliant with state authorization rules.

QM Information:

HigherEd. QM is a nationally recognized, faculty-centered, peer review process designed to certify the quality of online course design and online components.

Some sections of this program’s courses have been reviewed and nationally recognized by Quality Matters as meeting the standards for best practices in online course design and delivery. If a course section has been certified, it will bear the Quality Matters seal.
In order to see if a particular section is QM certified, please click on the links below:

Sample Careers:

      • Clinical Nurse
      • Clinical Leader
      • Community Health Nurse
      • Emergency Room Nurse

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Degree Details
College College of Nursing
Degree type BSN
*Cost per credit
- In State (FL) $203.29
- Out of State (FL) $721.84
Credits needed to graduate 32
* cost per credit and total cost are calculated using tuition per credit and associated fees for the current academic year. It does not include course materials, textbook expenses, and other potential expenses related to individual courses. See academic calendar for our quarter term schedule.
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