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Bachelor of Science

R.N. to B.S. Alumni

A Bachelor of Science degree will expand professional opportunities for registered nurses in hospitals and other health care facilities as well as in nursing education programs. Graduates will be prepared to assume new roles, exhibit new leadership skills or continue their studies in a graduate-level nursing program.

Franklin Pierce University's R.N. to B.S. program is designed for registered nurses who need a flexible and convenient program as they juggle work commitments, family life, and personal time. The program is designed for students who hold an RN to BS license and have an earned an Associated degree in nursing or diploma in nursing. Students may enroll for part time or full time study. Curriculum requirements maybe met through transfer credits, course enrollment, and challenge exams.

Courses are offered through a combination of in-class and online delivery (hybrid classes) or 100% online. Nursing and general education in-class sessions are held at Franklin Pierce centers for higher education in Manchester, Lebanon and Portsmouth. Online coursework is accessed via the Web, providing students maximum flexibility.

The Baccalaureate Nursing program (R.N. to B.S.) is fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing  is located at 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia, 30326, (404) 975-5000.

Want to Know More?

RN to BS Program sheet PDF

Download the R.N. to B.S. Program Sheet for more information or view the College of Graduate and Professional Studies academic catalog for specific degree requirements and course information.

Franklin Pierce University also offers a Master of Science in Nursing program. Learn more.


Franklin Pierce University
College of Graduate & Professional Studies