Read program requirements and course descriptions in the undergraduate catalog:Visit the Nursing Department online.
R.N. to Bachelor of Science
B.S. Nursing, RN-BS (online)
Rivier's online nursing program gives you the skills and knowledge you need to become a competent, successful nurse. We'll help you explore your options in the different career paths available within the field.
All of the College's nursing programs are fully accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC).
The RN-BS program is for registered nurses who have graduated from an accredited diploma or associate degree program in nursing. All courses are offered online and many in an eight-week format. Experienced RNs may submit a professional portfolio in lieu of completed precepted clinical hours (capstone). Graduates are prepared to function as generalists in structured and unstructured settings, and/or pursue graduate studies.
Our faculty are fully credentialed in their specialty areas. They share their expertise and perspective with students while helping them find their niche in nursing.
Facilities and resources
Regina Library offers access to a large number of electronic journals, databases, full-text articles and other resources via the internet. Library staff are available to answer questions via e-mail, chat or text message to assist with research. The Writing and Resource Center consultants are also available to provide guidance in writing and research.