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Are you ready to continue moving up the ladder in your nursing career? Does your employer require a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN)? Are you looking for an opportunity to earn your Nursing Degree online? Beckfield College can provide an opportunity for you to take your nursing career to the next level. 

More and more hospitals are hiring nurses who have a BSN Degree or higher, citing nursing excellence, better patient outcomes, and lower patient mortality. In fact, the nation’s Magnet Hospitals, which are recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center for Nursing Excellence and superior patient outcomes have moved to require all nurse managers and nurse leaders to hold a bachelor’s or graduate degree in Nursing. has ranked Beckfield College’s Online RN to BSN program as one of the best in Kentucky for 2023!

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Now is your time to focus on leadership, nurse management skills, and new career opportunities available to you with a BSN Degree from Beckfield College. While there is currently no waitlist for admission, seats may fill quickly, so inquire today to get the process underway to secure your admission, and toward career opportunities that a BSN will afford you. 


The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Beckfield College is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education ( 

CCNE Accredited


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Program Length

18 Months

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Employment Rate

Employment of Registered Nurses is projected to grow 6% from 2021 to 2031†

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State Annual Median Salary

State of Kentucky mean salary is $67,260 state of Ohio mean salary is $71,640 per year*

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Job Placement Rate

Job Placement Rate is 100%


The RN to BSN track is completely online which makes it easy for students who are balancing work, family, and other priorities, and can be completed in 18 months for students attending full-time.** The RN to BSN online track at Beckfield College offers the necessary nursing and general education requirements while ensuring students experience a holistic approach to the increasing demands in today’s nursing environment.  With a focus on leadership and management, cultural diversity, and disaster management in conjunction with the necessary nursing courses, graduates experience a well-rounded education. Plus, we have only three nursing courses with the required clinical immersion of 12 to 16 hours in each that consists of observing a clinical nurse leader.


Graduates of this track will: 

  • Evaluate principles, models, and theories from nursing and related disciplines for applicability in nursing practice 
  • Participate in community or population-focused assessment 
  • Collaborate and communicate to identify, manage, and exchange knowledge with colleagues from nursing, other disciplines, and patients 
  • Integrate beginning leadership and management skills utilizing critical thinking, legal and ethical decision-making, and evidenced-based practice 
  • Use information technology to manage knowledge, communicate information, and facilitate decision-making in professional nursing practice 
  • Engage in quality improvement/patient safety activities to promote an understanding of the organizational process, unit application, and evaluation process 
  • Analyze the effect of a health policy on the organization, financing, and delivery of healthcare 
  • Participate in activities that advance nursing as a profession and the self as a professional 



The future of nursing depends on quality patient care and a highly educated nursing workforce.  BSN Nurses are coveted for their skills in critical thinking, leadership and management, case and disaster management, and decision-making skills.  A BSN may also choose to work in a specialized area such as the emergency department or oncology.


According to the latest national data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics, the median pay for a Registered Nurse in the state of Kentucky’s median salary is $67,260 and the state of Ohio’s median salary is $71,640 per year. Salary will vary based on experience, location of employment, and the specific job title and duties being performed.*


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  • I began my nursing career in January 1998 as a nursing assistant in long term care. Then in December of 2000, I graduated from LPN school. I worked for 11 years in long term care as a LPN before going back for my RN.I chose Beckfield for my Associate’s Program because of the curriculum that they offered. I would take nursing classes starting Quarter 1 and would incorporate my general studies into the program while taking these nursing courses. I knew that I wanted to be a Director of Nursing and needed my RN for this. Upon completion of my Associate’s Degree, and obtaining my RN Licensure, I felt completely prepared for a leadership role within my organization. The clinical skills experience offered to me by Beckfield, gave me the confidence to approach situations with greater ease. The higher thought processes are a norm at Beckfield. The instructor’s teach you how to “think” while considering the entire clinical picture as well as the ability to anticipate and advocate for the patient.The focus on leadership and the RN’s role in this critical area of nursing, is one of Beckfield’s strongest attributes, in my opinion. I feel like some nursing programs (at least from my LPN experience) teach nurses to “be a nurse”, but at Beckfield, we were taught how to be a “nursing leader”. The knowledge, resources and network connections that have been afforded to me from Beckfield are unmatched. Beckfield has a reputation for preparing excellent, competent nurses and this is an accurate perception. I feel very blessed to be a Beckfield Graduate, from not only the RN Program, but also from their BSN Program!I recommend Beckfield College’s Nursing Program to anyone who is committed to furthering their education in one of the most selfless and rewarding career choices in the world.
    Kristi Hilbert, RN, BSN, DON
    Cum Laude 2013-RN, Cum Laude 2015-BSN

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Beckfield College is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education ( 


** Nurses with an Associate Degree in Nursing and a current and unencumbered RN licensure are eligible to apply for the RN to BSN Degree Program at Beckfield College.  Students currently working as RNs are able to continue work while acquiring their BSN degree at the same time.

†Employment of registered nurses is projected to grow 9 percent from 2021 to 2031, as fast as average for all occupations. Growth will occur for a number of reasons. (site visited 9.15.22) Source:

Beckfield College makes no representation, promise, or guarantee that completion of this program either assures passage of any certification examination or acceptance by any state board. Prospective and current students, as well as graduates, are responsible for researching and understanding all examination, registration, or licensure requirements in any state in which they seek to become registered, licensed, or employed. Beckfield College does not guarantee employment or career advancement.

Beckfield College cannot guarantee a student’s eligibility either to take any exam or become certified, registered, or licensed. A student’s eligibility may depend on his or her work experience, completion of high school (or high school equivalency), not having a criminal record, meeting other licensure or certification requirements, or the program or School itself having appropriate accreditation or licensure.