With a BSN, you can
BOOST YOUR EARNINGS
by nearly $6,000 per year
RNs with a BSN earn nearly $6,000 more per year than those with associate’s degrees.,
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2010
Not only coould you make more
money and you can also have better
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational
Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 Edition, Registered Nurses
JOB GROWTH POTENTIAL
Your BSN will
BENEFIT YOUR PATIENTS, TOO.
A BSN will teach you additional
skills in nursing leadership,
management, wellness, disease
management, and more.
HealthGuidance.org, To BSN or Not to BSN – That Is the Nurse’s Question
Getting your BSN is the stepping stone toward
BECOMING A LEADER
in the ﬁeld of nursing.
Nurses make up less than 3 percent of community health system boards, compared with
approximately 20 percent who are physicians, L. Prybil, “Engaging Nurses in Governing Hospitals
and Health Systems,” Journal of Nursing Care Quality, 24, January-March, 2009, pp. 5-9.
What qualities should I look
for in a BSN program?
Choose a university with programs
ACCREDITED BY THE CCNE.
The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education is nationally-recognized and ensures the quality
and integrity of nursing degree programs. http://www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation
Choose a university that
MEETS OR EXCEEDS IOM’S
The National Academy of Medicine calls for 80% of all
nurses to hold a bachelor’s degree by 2020.
National Academy of Medicine, The Future of Nursing: Leading Change,
Advancing Health. Washington, DC: National Academies Press, 2010
Choose a BSN program that allows you the
FLEXIBILITY TO KEEP WORKING
as a nurse while you earn your degree.
WANT TO SAVE
Choose a university that makes it easy to
transfer credit from your previous coursework.
Be wary of “technology fees” & “courseroom fees.”
BUT WATCH OUT
FOR HIDDEN COSTS.
Some universities provide
FREE ELECTRONIC TEXTBOOKS.
Look for a university that will teach you
the skills you can IMMEDIATELY
APPLY and use to further
your career, including:
Written and verbal communication
Learning should ﬁt
Not the other way around.
Look for a university that will give you
24/7 TECHNICAL SUPPORT
Plus… access to tutors, study group opportunities, academic writing support,
career counseling, library support, and academic advisors.
to be aligned with the speciﬁc needs of hospitals
and other healthcare organizations,
and industry best practices.
Look for universities that
METICULOUSLY DESIGN ITS
Look for a university that truly invest in its students by
who are also passionate about teaching and are
HIRING PROFESSORS WITH DOCTORAL DEGREES
SUCCESSFUL NURSING PROFESSIONALS
You deserve to learn from the best.
100% Online Courses
24/7 Technical Support
Accepts Transfer Credits
Learning You Use Immediately
No Technology or Courseroom Fees
100% Nursing Faculty Hold Doctorates
Meets or Exceed’s IOM’s
Recommendations for Nursing
Choose CAPELLA UNIVERSITY for
your RN-to-BSN degree.
The BSN, MSN and DNP degree programs at Capella University are
accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One
Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, (202) 887-6791
when you choose
Top 5 Competitors
$20,790 is the total cost assuming 114 transfer credits at $315/credit.
$28,640 is the average RN-to-BSN tuition of 5 competitive online RN-to-BSN programs,
calculated from the university's 2012-2013 total program cost listing.
Capella’s RN-to-BSN program is 27% less than
the average tuition of 5 competitive online
universities’ RN-to-BSN programs.
program is designed
with you in mind.
Upto135 Transfer Credits
Learn More About
CAPELLA’S RN-TO-BSN PROGRAM
When you contact us, we will
match you with an enrollment
counselor who specializes in
Learn More at Capella.edu