Loyola University Chicago

Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing

RN-to-BSN Degree Completion Program

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The RN-to-BSN online program from Loyola University Chicago's Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing allows you to obtain your Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree in a flexible format with full time or part time study options available. Designed for licensed, professional nurses, the online nursing courses maintain high standards in advanced education to enhance healthcare quality and job opportunities.

Students must complete a minimum of 33 credit hours of online courses to earn a BSN degree from Loyola University. Courses will be taught in 6-8 week sessions with each course spanning three credit hours. Ongoing online elective courses will be offered for students that require additional credits. 

If you have an associate degree (ADN) or hospital nursing program (diploma) and want to further your education without putting your work on hold, enroll in our RN-to-BSN online program. Admissions are open year-round. Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing alumni enjoy successful nursing careers nationwide. 

Loyola's Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing was the first accredited collegiate nursing school in Illinois in 1935. Join our online BSN program and become part of over 10,000 alumni who are well-recognized across the nation.

If you have questions about the program, application requirements, or would like a transfer credit evaluation, contact Shannon Yeager at syeager1@luc.edu, or call 312.915.8859 to schedule a phone appointment. 



The post-graduate APRN certificate program at Loyola University Chicago School of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC, 20001, (202) 887-6791.

The US Department of Education requires any institution offering distance education/online programs to students outside of its home state to acquire authorization from the states in which students reside. Regulations vary from state to state. While Loyola University Chicago is authorized, exempt or pursuing authorization in most states, some restrictions apply. Please see our State Authorization page for the most up-to-date information.

Loyola University Chicago is registered as a private institution with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to sections 136A.61 to 136A.71. Registration is not an endorsement of the institution. Credits earned at the institution may not transfer to all other institutions.