Registered Nurse - BSN

Nurses who have earned an associate degree or diploma degree in nursing with a 2.0 GPA and have an active unrestricted, unencumbered RN license are eligible to apply. Completion of 120 semester credits is required for graduation. Required nursing courses are online so computer and internet access, and computer literacy are essential.  

RN-BSN Program

NURS 4100Transition to BSN Practice3
NURS 4110Applied Health Assessment Across the Lifespan3
NURS 4300Informatics in Nursing2
NURS 4340Population Focused Care (a clinical practicum is required)5
NURS 4360Theory and Collaborative Practice3
NURS 4370Health Promotion and Wellness Across the Lifespan3
NURS 4400Quality and Safety in Nursing2
NURS 4500Leadership and Professional Development3
NURS 4520Pathopharmacology for the Practicing RN3
NURS 4610Translating Evidence for Nursing Practice3
Total Hours30


UToledo Core requirements

English Composition I 3 credit hours
English Composition II 3 credit hours
Math 2600 Statistics 3 credit hours
[Pre-requisite:  Math 1200 or Placement Test]
Natural Sciences (6 credit hours)
​[two courses, one must include (1) laboratory; no more than one course from any discipline]
Multicultural U.S. Diversity (3 credit hours)
Multicultural Non-U.S. Diversity (3 credit hours)
Social Science (6 credit hours)
[no more than one course from any discipline]
Arts and Humanities (6 credit hours)
​[no more than one course from any discipline]

In addition to the above courses, students may need additional courses from Mathematics, Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences, Multicultural Areas or Natural Sciences to fulfill the minimum core curriculum requirement of 36 credit hours.  Additional credit hours may be necessary to achieve the 120 credit hours required for graduation. Consult with your academic advisor.

Students are required to successfully complete 120 credit hours with an overall grade point average of 2.0 or higher

  • The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at University of Toledo is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education ( 
  • The minimum GPA to apply is a 2.0

Note: An additional 30 hours must be taken at the 3000-4000 level

​Nursing courses are offered in a Competency Based Education (CBE) online format.

Below is a sample plan of study. Consult your degree audit for your program requirements.

Plan of Study Grid
First TermHours
NURS 4100 Transition to BSN Practice 3
NURS 4110 Applied Health Assessment Across the Lifespan 3
NURS 4360 Theory and Collaborative Practice 3
NURS 4370 Health Promotion and Wellness Across the Lifespan 3
NURS 4610 Translating Evidence for Nursing Practice 3
Second Term
NURS 4300 Informatics in Nursing 2
NURS 4340 Population Focused Care (a clinical practicum is required) 5
NURS 4400 Quality and Safety in Nursing 2
NURS 4500 Leadership and Professional Development 3
Third Term
NURS 4520 Pathopharmacology for the Practicing RN 3
 Total Hours30
  • PLO 1. Incorporate liberal education as a basis for generalist professional nursing practice.\\n
  • PLO 2. Apply leadership principles, skills, and clinical reasoning for the delivery of safe quality care in a variety of settings across the lifespan.\\n
  • PLO 3. Integrate evidence-based and patient-centered care into nursing practice across the lifespan.\\n
  • PLO 4. Use technology and informatics for delivery of quality patient care and evaluation of outcomes.\\n
  • PLO 5. Examine factors that influence health care systems, policy, and finance.\\n
  • PLO 6. Apply inter- and intra-communication skills to improve healthcare.\\n
  • PLO 7. Promote, maintain, and restore health for individuals, families and populations.\\n
  • PLO 8. Demonstrate accountability for personal professionalism and professional values.\\n
  • PLO 9. Provide nursing care consistent with nursing theory in various healthcare environments.