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RN to BSN Program

Bachelor of Science in Nursing for Registered Nurses with Associate Degrees
There is a great demand for registered nurses with the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree to fill critical leadership positions in healthcare throughout the state of Louisiana. Southern University School of Nursing has a proven track record of educating over 2,500 BSN graduates since its inception in 1985 and is the largest producer of African American nurses in the state of Louisiana.
The 100% online RN to BSN program is designed for nurses seeking to advance their career. With the flexibility of online coursework, practicing nurses can earn their BSN without disrupting their busy lives. If you graduated from a nationally accredited associate degree nursing program as a Registered Nurse (RN), you may be eligible to complete the 100% online RN to BSN program. Our instructors have real-world nursing experience and are experts in teaching and training nurses through online programs. They offer support and guidance to ensure the highest quality education.
Affiliation Agreements were developed to support educational mobility and facilitate the seamless transfer of academic credit between the following associate degree (ADN) programs and Southern University’s Baccalaureate (BSN) Nursing program:
  • Baton Rouge Community College
  • Southern University at Shreveport Louisiana
  • Fletcher Technical Community College
  • South Louisiana Community College
  • Bossier Parish Community College
  • Delgado Community College
  • SOWELA Technical Community College 
  • North Shore Technical Community College
  • Louisiana Delta Community College
Admission Criteria:
  • Have earned an associate degree from an ACEN or CCNE accredited nursing program.
  • Hold permanent, active, and unencumbered registered nurse licensure.
  • Earned a “C” or better in all nursing and required prerequisite courses.
  • All prerequisite courses must be completed before starting the RN to BSN Program.

RN-BSN License Submission Form

Plan of Study:
RN to BSN Information Packet
Submit Application: 
  • Visit
  • Click Apply and login as first-time applicant (or returning user)
  • Select application type: (SUBR) Online UG Transfer
  • Click Continue
  • Select Admissions Term
  • Complete all sections of the Application Checklist
  • Note: In “Planned Course of Study” section, select Online RN to BSN
  • Complete application and submit
The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Southern University A&M College is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.