RN to B.S. in Nursing

If you are interested in advancing your career in nursing, a bachelor’s degree is critical to your future success. In fact, many health care institutions now prefer to hire nurses with bachelor’s degrees.


The thought of juggling work, family and college can be overwhelming. But the RN to B.S. in Nursing program at Towson can help you broaden your nursing practice skills and build a solid foundation for developing an area of specialization.  Gain the education you need to assume expanding nursing roles that require greater problem-solving and critical-thinking skills both within health care institutions and the community. 

The RN to B.S. in Nursing program builds on your previous learning and offers nursing courses that are designed to improve your professional nursing practice.  Towson follows the Maryland RN to B.S. Articulation Model, which allows you to transfer up to 90 credits of prior coursework to Towson.  At least 30 credits must be completed at Towson, including a number of prerequisites. View all degree requirements in the Undergraduate Catalog.

To be eligible for admission, you must have graduated from a state-approved diploma or associate degree nursing program and be licensed as a registered nurse in Maryland.  Recent graduates may be admitted following successful completion of the NCLEX-RN®. Maryland community college students with an associate’s degree in nursing must apply to both the University Admissions Office and the Department of Nursing.