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College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Expand Your Career with a BSN

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

You’re an RN. You make a positive difference every day in the lives of your patients and those who love them. Your passion and nursing skill have brought you a long way in your career, but there’s something more that you want and need to gain additional advancement opportunities: a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.

If you would like to take your career to the next level, consider our online RN to BSN program. This program is offered totally online. Many of the students in this online program are working full time as nurses, so the assignments are flexible enough to work around your shift schedule. Completion of your BSN allows many nurses to fill leadership positions and/or seek advanced degree work for even greater career opportunity.

Each applicant to the RN to BSN track is reviewed individually and guided to prevent the repetition of previous coursework. The AUM faculty members teaching online have been prepared according to the highest quality standards for online education. An advisor maintains contact with students throughout their progression in the program to facilitate access to classes and other needs. Access to an advisor who knows you and your program plans is one of the unique aspects of the AUM experience.

The BSN degree program at Auburn University at Montgomery is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education and approved by the Alabama Board of Nursing.If you are not an RN but are interested in a traditional nursing bachelor’s degree program, you may be interested in our Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program.

Students must first apply to AUM for admission. Once admitted to the university, then please complete the RN to BSN Application.

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The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master’s degree program in nursing, and Doctor of Nursing Practice program at Auburn University at Montgomery are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

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The Know How

What you will know with a Nursing degree from AUM

We Prepare You To Be The Leader

Know how your critical thinking, communication, and organizational skills will contribute to leadership skills that will serve you well in your career.

We Give You A Positive Framework For Serving

Before you leave AUM with your degree, you will have developed an expanded network of fellow students and faculty members—all part of an important career network.

We Set The Bar For Ethics

As a nurse, you’ll be trusted by colleagues and patients alike. As a profession, nurses earned the highest score in a 2020 Gallup poll for honesty and ethics.

We Help You Progress In Your Career

Having your RN is a great start, but earning a BSN degree can be a launching pad to leadership roles and the opportunity to pursue advanced medical education.

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Game Plan for Success

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Points of Pride

  • This baccalaureate curriculum prepares graduates to provide comprehensive care in a variety of acute, community and rehabilitative settings. It also provides a solid foundation for graduate study.
  • All nursing program options have been developed consistent with the American Association of Colleges of Nursing’s Essentials of Baccalaureate Education for Professional Nursing Practice (2008) and The Essentials of Master’s Education in Nursing (2011). Specific program curricula can be found in the AUM catalog.
  • 98% of traditional BSN graduates have job offers at the time of graduation.
  • Some AUM nursing students have received clinical training at Walter Reed National Military Medical Hospital in Bethesda, MD through ProjectSERVE (Student’s Education Related to the Veteran Experience).
  • AUM nursing students get hands-on care experience through the Healthy Kids Outreach Initiative, which offers health screening to school children in underserved areas in Alabama.

Soaring Warhawks

  • Stacy Hoffman Glass graduated as the Chancellor’s Scholar and accepted a position at Baptist Hospital.
  • Dr. Linda Gibson-Young completed her BSN at AUM and earned a masters and PhD from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She is now an Associate Professor at Auburn University.
  • Dr. Virginia Christine Simmons Muckler is a nurse anesthetist and simulation expert at Duke School of Nursing.
  • After graduating from AUM, Ron Cleutat worked as a nurse manager of a cardiovascular intensive care unit, a travel nurse, and with disabled children. He is co-founder and CEO of Hemophilia Preferred Care, a company that provides healthcare services for patients with hemophilia and their families.

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RN to BSN Application Process

Admission Requirements

  • Admission into AUM before submitting our RN to BSN application
    • A GPA of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
    • A grade of at least C on all core courses
    • Unencumbered RN license

If you are not an RN but are interested in a traditional nursing bachelor’s degree program, you may be interested in our Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN).

For more information, or if you have questions, please email or call (334) 244-3744 to connect with the RN to BSN Academic Advisor and Recruiting Manager.

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Rewarding Occupations and Job Growth

Check out our Career Discovery Board on this page to begin exploring your options. Contact us for a personal conversation or send us an email, so we can get the answers you need.

Nursing can be a rewarding and fulfilling career path. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates a nine percent growth in nursing jobs nation-wide between now and 2030.

It depends on several factors, like education level, job title, and work experience. RNs have a median annual wage of $75,330, while nurse anesthetists, nurse midwives, and nurse practitioners have a median annual wage of $117,670.

No, but a lot of graduates do seek advanced degrees, which expands their career options. AUM also offers such degrees, at the master’s, post-graduate certificate, and doctorate levels.

Degree Options

Is a Degree in Nursing right for me?

With this bachelor’s degree as your educational foundation, you have many career possibilities.

Career/Job TitleEntry-level Education RequirementsJob Growth 2020-2030Annual Median Salary
Registered NurseBachelor's degree 9% (Faster than average)$75,330
Nurse Anesthetists, Nurse Midwives, and Nurse PractitionersMaster’s degree45% (Much faster than average)$117,670

Note: Salaries vary depending on several factors including your level of experience, education, training, demographics, and industry. Here is a sampling of the future job growth and salaries according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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Quick Facts

College of Nursing and Health Sciences

At AUM’s College of Nursing and Health Sciences, you will have hands-on learning experiences, working side by side with scholars and researchers using state-of-the-art laboratories and equipment. 

Our academic departments include the School of Nursing, Medical and Clinical Laboratory Sciences, and Communication Disorders. To help you pay for college, you might qualify for one of our scholarships.

Official Name of the RN-BSN Degree

Bachelor of Science in Nursing


The ​RN-to-BSN program is 100% online.

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