RN – Bachelor of Science in Nursing

The Dakota Wesleyan University RN to Bachelor of Science nursing program is an online upward mobility program designed to provide professional development for licensed registered nurses who have graduated from an accredited associate degree or diploma nursing program.  RN students have the opportunity to complete a bachelor’s degree that is built upon the core values of learning, leadership, faith and service.

The RN-B.S. nursing program builds upon previous knowledge and provides the opportunity for students to develop abilities and skills related to the roles of a bachelor’s prepared nurse, including provider of care, manager of care, member of a profession and leader

All required courses of the RN-B.S. nursing program are offered online, which accommodates the goal-directed adult learner who often has multiple roles and an inflexible schedule that makes a face-to-face learning environment inconvenient.

The RN-B.S nursing program includes core nursing courses which focus on enhancing skills in leadership and management; decision making and problem solving; nursing research and evidence-based practice; health promotion; health assessment; service to community; in-depth study of pharmacology; and care of families, populations and communities.  

The baccalaureate program at Dakota Wesleyan University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, (202) 887-6791

The RN-B.S. nursing program has been granted full approval by the South Dakota Board of Nursing, 4305 S. Louise Ave., Suite 201, Sioux Falls, SD 57106-3115, (605) 362-2760

Dakota Wesleyan University was named to the 2013 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. This designation is the highest honor a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement.
Dakota Wesleyan University is proudly affiliated with the Dakotas Conference of the United Methodist Church. Members of any and all faiths are welcome and encouraged to experience an education based on learning, leadership, faith and service.
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