RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Program Coordinator:
Ashley Barnes, MSN, RN, CNERN to BSN

The RN to BSN program is designed for Associate Degree nurses who wish to return to school for their BSN. Given the advances in healthcare, increasingly complex patients, expansion of community health, and intricate technologies, many nurses feel the need for additional education. The program is designed to further nurses' knowledge regarding disease processes, evidence based practice, professionalism, ethics, informatics, community health, and leadership. The program prepares nurses to further their career or continue their education in graduate studies.

Why choose the RN to BSN program at Coastal Georgia?

The RN to BSN program curriculum offers additional opportunity for hands-on practical experience while providing the graduate with the requirements and expertise necessary to enter a master’s program of study in the field of nursing. Courses are offered in an online format. The highly affordable tuition, challenging curriculum and personal attention you’ll receive make the Coastal Georgia BSN an easy choice for working professionals.

  • #1 in Nursing School Hub's ranking of the Top 25 Most Affordable Online Nursing Degree Programs 2019.
  • Students in the RN to BSN program can choose to complete the program in three or six semesters (including summers).
  • Affordable, quality education.
  • All coursework is completed online (Off-line clinical rotations are also required).
  • Courses are taught by faculty experienced in online instruction.
  • New admissions start classes in the fall semester.

  • The Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing Program at College of Coastal Georgia at the Brunswick campus located in Brunswick, GA is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).
    • Address:3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400, Atlanta, GA, 30326; Phone at 404-975-5000; Fax at 404-975-5020.
    • The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing Program is Continuing Accreditation. View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program at http://www.acenursing.us/accreditedprograms/progra...

RN-BSN Program Outcomes

Admission Requirements for the RN to BSN Program

  • Applicants must have graduated from an accredited Associate of Science Degree in Nursing or a Diploma in Nursing program
  • Completion of general education core requirements
  • Fulfilled the Georgia RN-BSN articulation requirements
  • Have an active Georgia RN license (a copy of license to be submitted with application).
  • Transfer students must be accepted to the College before applying to the RN to BSN program
  • Submit an application for the RN to BSN program.
  • Maintain a GPA of 2.0 in the required academic program courses
The College of Coastal Georgia also offers and Associate of Science in Nursing degree.


PDFBachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)
RN to BSN Worksheet

For more information

Kashawn Littlejohn
Nursing Program Specialist

Dr. Lydia Watkins
Southeast Georgia Health System
Distinguished Dean of the School of Nursing and Health Sciences

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