A student can complete an accelerated online RN to BSN program in 12 to 18 months. Some institutions offer programs in hybrid online and on-campus programs in two to three years.
Marian University, Chamberlain College of Nursing and Utica College offer fully online accelerated degrees. These schools are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. Chamberlain College also offers an on-campus program requiring three years for completion.
Hybrid RN to BSN programs are offered at Immaculata University, Alvernia University and Eastern University. Students at Eastern University have the freedom to choose a location to complete a 40-hour clinical practicum independently.