Undergraduate BSN Degree Completion Options

Undergraduate BSN Degree Completion Options


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The School of Nursing offers three Undergraduate Options for obtaining a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree:

Traditional BSN 

The Traditonal BSN option is designed for those students who are seeking a baccaluarate degree and licensure as a registered nurse. This traditional option is three years in length. It is offered in a daytime and evening/weekend format.

Accelerated BSN 

The Accelerated BSN option is an intense program which spans four consecutive semesters. It is designed for students who have a bachelor’s degree in another discipline and want to transition into nursing.


The RN to BSN option is offered to students who are already licensed RN’s through a diploma or associate degree program. The nursing portion of this online program can be completed in as little as three consecutive semesters.

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing/master's degree program in nursing  at Cleveland State University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.