An accelerated online program to meet the needs of working nurses
At Fisher College, prepare to excel in nursing and elevate your healthcare career. Our accelerated online program is specifically designed for ambitious working RNs who want to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.
We embrace the uniqueness of every learner, recognize your educational and practice accomplishments, and encourage you to become a leader in the nursing profession. Discover what our RN to BSN program has to offer!
Expedite Your Professional Growth With the Accelerated Format
The online RN to BSN format gives you the flexibility to advance your credentials while balancing your career as a busy working nurse. Fisher’s courses are accessible 24/7, so you are free to increase your clinical knowledge and skills at your own pace.
CCNE-Accredited RN to BSN Program
Fisher College’s RN to BSN program is accredited by the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). This recognition ensures that our program maintains high standards of quality, professional development, and up-to-date content and practices.
Gain Invaluable Hands-on Experience
Through Fisher’s accelerated RN to BSN program, you gain hands-on experience in a variety of public and private healthcare settings, working with patients of all ages. Acquire practical skills and develop your professional résumé in order to advance your career and expand your opportunities after graduating.
Building on the foundation of your existing RN knowledge and skills, you study more in-depth areas like informatics and information literacy, healthcare economics, research, population-based practice, and leadership. These competencies empower you to contribute to improved clinical practice outcomes and new care-delivery methodologies and to study at the graduate level.
You may transfer up to 90 credits for the 120-credit accelerated RN to BSN. Of the transferred credits, 36 should be prerequisites from your RN licensure, along with up to 36 general education credits.
Integrate your practice-related knowledge and skills through clinical experiences in healthcare settings and faculty-directed experiential learning. These opportunities prepare you to care for a variety of patients in settings like:
- School nursing
- Visiting nurse agencies
- Public health departments
- Primary care clinics and ambulatory care settings
The healthcare industry increasingly seeks RNs who hold a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. The BSN provides more thorough training, stronger clinical knowledge, and more varied professional experience—all elements highly valued in healthcare settings.
Advancing to a bachelor’s degree also enhances your earning potential. Registered nurses with a BSN degree make a median annual salary of over $81,000, and the job market is reliable.
- A completed application form.
- Official transcripts for all colleges attended (copies will not be accepted).
- Prerequisites with an earned grade of C- or higher.
- A copy of your current unencumbered RN license in the state in which you practice.
- Current American Heart Association Health Care Provider CPR certification.
- Proof of health insurance.
- Complete health and immunization records. This document is provided by Fisher College.
- Consent form for CORI (Criminal Offender Record Information) and SORI (Sexual Offender Record Information). This form is provided by Fisher College.
Each application file is reviewed on an individual basis, and all submitted materials are taken into consideration. Applicants will be notified by email. Students may be refused admission when they do not meet the standards prescribed for any admissions category or if they submit transcripts found to be fraudulent.
Review detailed admissions requirements
Fisher College offers joint admissions programs with two CNE-accredited programs at the Brockton Hospital School of Nursing and Quincy College. To learn more, please contact Maureen Eisenstein, MSN, Assistant Professor of the RN to BSN Program, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Take pride in your professional accomplishments and work toward credentials that assert your expertise. Fisher’s learn-at-your-own-pace online format and rolling admissions structure give you maximum flexibility to continue working full time while you develop your skills and level up your degree.
8-week and 16-week terms
Typical Time to Completion*:
as little as 5 semesters
Rolling admissions every 8 weeks