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  • Nursing (RN to BSN)

    The mission of the RN to BSN program at Monmouth University is to prepare a registered nurse for professional practice through integration of a general liberal education with professional learning and activity. The professional component of this education is designed to prepare a professional nurse who promotes, restores, and maintains health for individuals, families, groups, and the community.

    Professional nurses:

    • are independent practitioners who make considered judgments;
    • act with responsibility;
    • are responsible for their own professional growth and learning; and
    • are accountable to their clients and to their profession for their nursing practice.

    The program is designed for graduate nurses from associate degree programs and/or diploma schools of nursing. The baccalaureate degree in nursing, master’s degree in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice and post-graduate APRN certificate at Monmouth University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (

    The faculty of the Department of Nursing and Health Studies at Monmouth University believes that the professional nurse must be a person who:

    • is liberally educated;
    • has a highly developed social awareness; and
    • has a concern for the well being of individuals.

    Because this program is designed for the working RN, whenever possible classes are scheduled to meet in a three-hour block of time, one day per week. When more than one section of a course is offered, both day and evening sections are scheduled. Students may attend on either a part or full-time basis.

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