RN-BSN Online Nursing Program | Briar Cliff University

Online RN-BSN Nursing Program

Advance in the health care field.

In today’s health care system, most providers prefer you have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) rather than an Associate's degree. Our online RN-to-BSN degree program is a great way to advance your career, maximize your earning potential and become better at what you do best: helping people!

Steps to Enroll →  Request Info →  Articulation Agreements →

How does the program work?

You already have experience in the field, so we won′t bother repeating what you′ve already studied. Instead, our online RN-to-BSN curriculum features innovative courses, highly qualified faculty and flexible acceptance of transfer credits.

  • Convenient, online courses. All regular coursework takes place online, using our cutting-edge online learning platform. Learn at your own time, and your own pace!
  • Caring, veteran faculty mentors. Who says an online program can’t be personal? Our instructors have decades of teaching and professional experience, and they’ll be with you at every step — never more than an email, phone call or video chat away!
  • Flexible transfer credits. Transfer up to 90 credit hours from other institutions to go toward your online RN-BSN degree. Find our articulation agreements here.

Tuition Rates for Participating Healthcare Facilities

The following 2018-19 tuition rates are available for the listed healthcare facilities:

  • Mercy Medical Center
  • UnityPoint-Health St. Luke's Regional Medical Center
  • Siouxland Community Health Center
  • Sanford Health
  • Avera Health

The rates are as follows:

  • Tuition: $330/credit hour
  • Fees: $36/credit hour

Join a tradition of nursing excellence.

CCNE Accredited

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing, the Master of Science in Nursing, and the DNP programs at Briar Cliff University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

From our founding as a women's college in 1930 to the evolution of our highly sought online and graduate nursing degrees, at Briar Cliff we've been educating the region's most committed nurses for generations.

Get started today.

Have any questions or concerns? We're always here to guide you through the admissions process!

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Class Format

Online courses

Next Start Dates

  • Spring 2019
  • Summer 2019
  • Fall 2019

Tuition Cost

$415/credit for general RN-BSN students

$330/credit for employees at participating healthcare facilities


30-34 credit hours