Nursing (Transfer Only)
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 you with the clinical knowledge and credentials to advance your nursing career in a booming healthcare industry.
Kean graduates have rewarding, stable careers working in healthcare systems, physician offices, schools, government agencies, insurance companies and the pharmaceutical industry, advancing care and improving lives.
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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
A nursing degree from Kean opens doors to innovative careers in nursing practice, education, leadership and management, including:
- Surgical nurse
- Pediatric nurse
- Nurse case manager
- Critical care nurse
- Nurse navigator
Students in our nursing programs have continued on to pursue and earn master's and doctoral degrees in some of the top programs in the country including at Johns Hopkins University, Northeastern University and the 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!"
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The RN-BSN nursing program at Kean University at the Union and Ocean County College campus located in Union and Toms River, New Jersey is accredited by the:
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
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The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the RN-BSN nursing program is Continuing Accreditation.
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