RN to BSN Online

Preparing professional nurses for the challenges and opportunities of 21st century health care

The online RN to BSN program at Colorado Mesa University offers students the opportunity to grow and develop critical competencies in evidence-based research and insight into contemporary heath care challenges.

Taught by exceptional faculty and focused on academic excellence, this rigorous program exposes RNs to a comprehensive nursing curriculum with an added emphasis on Quality Improvement and Health Care Information Systems. The program is designed to prepare graduates who have met state licensure requirements to practice as a professional nurse, pursue graduate education and assume leadership roles.

The program integrates nursing theory, practice, and science and prepares a highly competent professional. The comprehensive curriculum includes preparation in evidence-based research, clinical outcomes, quality improvement and health care information systems.

Our mission is your excellence

We're dedicated to your success and support your desire for professional development. The goal of our online RN to BSN program is to prepare graduates who are the highest caliber nurses locally, regionally and nationally.

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Why choose Colorado Mesa University online?

  • Academic excellence. CMU's highly regarded program integrates nursing theory, practice and science to prepare a highly competent nursing professional for practice in a variety of health care settings in the state of Colorado and nationally.
  • Affordable. Our RN to BSN program is a great value. Employees with one of our Partner Health Care institutions may qualify for a $1,000 partner discount for the nursing curriculum. 
  • Start when you're ready. CMU offers five start dates each year.
  • Top-quality course design and student services for online learners.
  • Accelerated. Full-time students can complete the Nursing Major coursework in as few as 18 months.
  • High quality nursing faculty. Our nurses are well-prepared by our faculty. 90% of Colorado Mesa traditional BSN graduates pass the NCLEX exam on their first try. The RN-BSN program option compliments the same program quality.

What You'll Gain

  • Deeper insight into contemporary issues like gerontology, informatics, and the emerging role of nursing in population/community-based care.
  • Faculty dedicated to your success: the same top-quality instruction as our on-campus program.
  • Faculty members give you personalized attention and valuable real-world insight so you can take your career to new levels.
  • Extensive knowledge of nursing theory, practice, and science.
  • More opportunities for nursing leadership and management positions.
  • The ability to become a more holistic caregiver.


Colorado Mesa University (CMU) is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. More information about accreditation.

Higher Learning Commission
Phone: 800.621.7440 / 312.263.0456
Fax: 312.263.7462

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master's degree program in nursing and Doctor of Nursing Practice program at Colorado Mesa University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

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