The RN to BSN track offered via UF Online is designed for registered nurses who have earned an Associates Degree in Nursing.

Nurses holding an active RN license and who are currently practicing are eligible to apply. This program takes their nursing degree to the next level and prepares graduates to:

  • Enter professional positions in a variety of care settings with clients of all ages from diverse populations
  • Advance to a graduate degree program in nursing

 RN to BSN Track Description: UF Online


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Admission Criteria

All applicants must meet the following admission criteria for the University of Florida RN to BSN track:
University of Florida Transfer Admission Requirements: UF Transfer Admissions Requirements. 

  • An associate’s degree in nursing from an accredited program*
  • A GPA of 2.8 or higher in all nursing (NUR) coursework from the ASN awarding program
  • Active, unencumbered Florida RN license or enhanced licensure through the Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC) by the file completion deadline for the spring term

*In order to be eligible for the RN to BSN program, applicants must have completed an AS degree from an NLNAC or ACEN accredited program.

Program Prerequisites

  • Proof of enrollment in and/or completion of the following required prerequisite courses, (all with an earned grade of C or higher):
    • A three credit Psychology, Social Psychology, or Sociology course
    • A three credit Biology, Chemistry, or Physics course (in addition to the other course requirements)
    • Anatomy & Physiology One: 4 Credits (including a lab component)
    • Anatomy & Physiology Two: 4 Credits (including a lab component)
    • Microbiology: 4 Credits (including a lab component)
    • Statistics: 3 Credits
    • Human Growth and Development OR Developmental Psychology: 3 Credits
    • Human Nutrition: 3 Credits



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Curriculum and Coursework

This fully online curriculum will provide you with the analytical and information-management skills to go further in your endeavors. With an elite UF degree, you will have the credentials to become an even greater leader in your field — delivering high-quality care to those who need it most

* To complete the BSN, students must meet all State of Florida General Education course requirements. Students admitted to the RN to BSN program without an A.A. degree or who do not meet the UF Transfer Admissions Requirements must complete General Education Courses in addition to the College of Nursing RN to BSN program coursework. At the conclusion of all education requirements, students will be awarded a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree by the University of Florida.

Ready to Apply

Students who meet the minimum criteria must complete the UF Online application prior to completing the College of Nursing application. Follow the steps below to successfully apply to the RN-BSN Program.

Admissions to UF Online’s RN to BSN program is offered every spring. The application process for the RN to BSN track is as follows:

  • Step 1: Submit the UF Online Application by the Spring Application Deadline.
  • Step 2: Send official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended and any necessary test scores to the University of Florida. Please refer to the How to Apply webpage for more information.
  • Step 3: Submit digital documents on your application status page.
    • Complete the RN to BSN Supplemental form including:
      • Upload a CV or resume
      • Upload a Statement of Goals

Note: All documents required for Step 2 and 3 must be received by the University of Florida by the Spring File Completion Deadline.

The baccalaureate program at the University of Florida College of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, (202) 887-6791.

The baccalaureate program at the University of Florida College of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, (202) 887-6791.