Advance your nursing career with a Bachelor's degree


Earn your BSN degree through a qualified nursing program

Many colleges offer qualified nursing degree programs. Take advantage of current nursing job opportunities

The need for qualified nurses is expected to grow in the coming years. Currently, there are 38,000 nurses in South Carolina and their numbers are expected to increase by 25% in the next 6 years. To qualify for the best nursing jobs a candidate should have a Bachelor of Science in nursing.

South Carolina nurses with a BSN have many advantages over nurses with only an associates degree. One advantage is their earning potential. Graduates from an BSN program can expect to earn $28.69/hour and $59,680/year. They also have access to a wider variety of jobs. Graduates with a BSN have access to administrative and supervisory roles in the medical community.

To qualify for admission into a South Carolina BSN program the student must have a GPA of 3.0 and a C average in their prerequisite courses. They also must have completed 3/4ths of their required science courses. Plus, they need to provide three references and an essay.

South Carolina has an option for students who wish to complete their BSN degree in less time. The Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing program can be completed in 16 months. It is a full time program containing four consecutive semester programs to give students the background knowledge needed to become a licensed Registered Nurse.

The accelerated degree students spend time in local medical facilities in addition to studying in the classroom. They gain hands on experience working with patients and other nursing professionals. Upon completion of the program the students are expected to have the knowledge and skills necessary to become a nursing professional in a variety of health care settings.

After completion of the accelerated degree program, the student must be licensed. After completing a BSN program, students in South Carolina are expected to receive and maintain a nursing license. To qualify for licensing they need 30 CE hours from an accredited Continuing Education Provider, proof of completing a BSN program from an accredited school, or, verification from an employer of their competency and completion of the required number of working hours.

Nursing is one of the fastest growing job markets in South Carolina. Their schools have several options for students who want to become nurses including the Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing program. Students can attend full time and complete their degree in fewer months.

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Online BSN Degree in South Carolina

Browse our active list of schools in South Carolina that currently offer an online BSN program

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Programs:

  • Nursing (RN-BSN) - Bachelor's

At South College we welcome students from all different stages of life and career.  Whether you are pursing a degree for the first time, going back to school as an adult learner, or furthering your career with an advanced degree, our faculty and staff will partner with you to give your dreams direction.

Programs:

  • BS Nursing (RN/BSN)

Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education. Eligible students can receive college credit for prior military experience and coursework—up to 75 percent of the credit needed for a Kaplan University undergraduate degree.*

Programs:

  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing - RN to BSN

The University

With over 80 years of academic achievements, Jacksonville University is a traditional, longstanding institution consistently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of America's best colleges.

Programs:

  • RN to BSN (licensed RNs only)
  • Are you an RN seeking a degree while still going to work? GCU's 100% online RN-BSN program could be for you!
  • Designed for registered nurses with an associate's degree or diploma in nursing who are looking to further their education and to maximize their career potential in the health care setting.
  • Learn From Leaders – At Grand Canyon University, classes are taught by industry leaders and subject matter experts.
  • The baccalaureate degree in nursing and master's degree in nursing at Grand Canyon University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.aacn.nche.edu-accreditation).
  • Academic Excellence – Quality academic programs provide the essential knowledge and skills needed to be effective in today's complex health care world.

Programs:

  • B.S. in Nursing (Registered Nurse - R.N. to B.S.N)
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Programs:

  • BA in Health Education
  • BA in Health and Wellness
  • Flexible, online RN-BSN and MSN programs available
  • RN-BSN program is designed to help registered nurses earn their bachelor’s in as little as 9 months
  • Courses designed to expand on student’s prior knowledge and enhance their patient care skills

Programs:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN completion)

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We are committed to helping you achieve your goals and complete your degree as quickly as possible.

Programs:

  • BS in Nursing (RN to BSN)
  • Current RNs can choose from RN to BSN or RN to MSN online programs
  • RN-to-BSN program offers courses in Illness and Disease Management, Principles of Assessment, and Holistic Professional Nursing
  • RN to MSN specializations include Family Nurse Practitioner, Adult-Gerontology and more
  • Courses help develop students’ assessment, patient care, and community outreach skills
  • South University brings over 115 years of achievement and tradition to a supportive, online classroom

Programs:

  • Nursing (RN to BSN)

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    List of CCNE Accredited BSN
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