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Mount St. Joseph University offers an RN to BSN program designed specifically for registered nurses who wish to earn their bachelor of science in nursing.

Professional nurses who complete the RN to BSN program expand their career options and grow personally and professionally — improving communication skills and increasing self confidence while becoming strong patient advocates and evidence-based practitioners.

Proven Expertise

The Mount has more than 90 years of proven expertise and tradition in educating nurses toward their professional goals. The new online offerings are an addition to the Mount's well-respected, quality degree programs that have been serving the various needs of the Cincinnati community for decades. Students can now benefit from the University's tradition of academic excellence, regardless of scheduling demands.

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Program Start Date

Cohorts begin January and August of each year.  Deadlines are usually set for two weeks before the first day of the semester.  The next cohort is:

Program Start Date

      Admission Deadline

August 2015

      August 14, 2015

Online format

The online format offers eight-week courses made for non-traditional students who are registered nurses and working professionals. The online format allows students the flexibility to learn on their own time from any place with an internet connection, while providing the opportunity to reflect.

Courses build on previous nursing courses with an emphasis on leadership, management, evidence-based care and patient-centered nursing. Students will have ample opportunity to interact with fellow students and access to support from dedicated, responsive faculty.

View admission requirements and a program outline for the online RN to BSN.

Find answers to frequently asked questions about the online RN to BSN program.

Learn more about online learning at the Mount.

Why choose the M​ount?

Nursing is at the heart of the Mount’s mission. Our nursing program has a long tradition of meeting the needs of local hospitals and other healthcare institutions. The RN to BSN is an extension of a well-respected, quality nursing program that has served the Cincinnati healthcare community for decades.

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The Office of Admission is available to answer any of your questions and help you with the admission process.

Two convenient formats

We offer the RN to BSN program in two convenient, accelerated formats: online and face-to-face. We also offer a traditional BSN program for those entering the nursing field for the first time.


The baccalaureate program at Mount St. Joseph University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

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