Nursing is about caring for people in a meaningful way.
The Bachelor of Science in nursing (BSN) is a 120-credit upper- division program open to registered nurses (RNs) only. The program is offered online and in a hybrid format at Kean's Main Campus in Union and Ocean County College in Toms River.
Educational preparation at the baccalaureate level provides RNs with the knowledge and expertise necessary to meet contemporary challenges and find satisfaction in their chosen nursing path.
Kean nursing graduates have rewarding, stable careers working in health care systems, insurance companies, physician offices, government agencies, schools and the pharmaceutical industry, advancing care and improving lives.
Kean has a 160-year tradition in higher education
Transfer partnerships with Ocean County College, Raritan Valley Community College and the Muhlenberg School of Nursing allow for seamless progression from earning your RN to your BSN
Kean also offers master's degrees in nursing
Students in our programs have continued on to pursue and earn master's and doctoral degrees in some of the top programs in the country including:
- Johns Hopkins University
- Northeastern University
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Salary difference between those who have an RN and a BSN, according to PayScale.com
Kean faculty are always willing to answer my questions quick and painlessly. They encourage me to strive to be the best!"
The BSN is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).
The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) supports the interests of nursing education, nursing practice, and the public by the functions of accreditation. Accreditation is a voluntary, peer-review, self-regulatory process by which non-governmental associations recognize educational institutions or programs that have been found to meet or exceed standards and criteria for educational quality.
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