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Nursing (RN to BSN), B.S.

New roles for nurses are emerging and nursing education is changing to meet the complex health care needs of our population. Grounded in the Caring Science®, and in partnership with local health care agencies, Humboldt’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing program prepares registered nurses with the knowledge, attitude, and skills to address the unique needs of rural communities while fostering a culture of compassion and resiliency towards those they work with and serve.

Why this Program

Learn While You Work

Excel through a blend of online and in-person coursework that relates to your profession, including community health fieldwork.

A Rural Perspective

Experience unique perspectives on the complex social health needs of a remote and rural region.

Personal Attention

Establish meaningful connections with other students, professors, and advisors through small cohorts.

Nursing class using virtual reality

Academics & Options

The nursing (RN-BSN) program is designed for students who have earned an associate degree in nursing and want to advance their skills in leadership, care management, and health promotion. 

Did You Know?

Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

Part-time - Earn your degree while you work

Flexible hybrid program, two synchronous intensives per semester 

Earn Public Health Nurse (PHN) certification

Nurses with an ADN and new ADN RN graduates welcome

Nurse with patient


BSN-prepared nurses will gain essential skills in critical thinking and change management, in order to lead and promote innovation in health care systems.

Humboldt's RN to BSN Program prepares nurse leaders who practice cultural humility in rural areas populated by diverse communities.

  • Public Health Nurse
  • RN Care Coordinator 
  • Chronic Disease Manager
  • Leadership and Management
  • Team-Based Care Leader
  • Health & Wellness Coach
  • RN Visits
  • Telehealth
  • Health Education
  • Disaster Response

Ready to find what
your future holds?