Carrington College Announces New Online Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program

Sacramento, Calif. (Apr. 13, 2023)Carrington College is pleased to announce a new online Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program for registered nurses that are interested in professional growth and development through attainment of a higher degree. The program may be completed in as few as 64 weeks not including academic breaks and holidays.

“We are excited to begin offering the BSN program online,” said Cynthia Clark, Dean of Nursing at Carrington College. “This is a big step forward for Carrington College as we continue to educate the next generation of nurses. With the addition of the BSN program to our College, we will continue to support the communities around us through the advancement of education in healthcare.”

Upon completion of the online BSN program, graduates will be able to utilize patient care technologies and information systems that support safety and quality nursing practice. Graduates will be able to apply current evidence-based knowledge and data interpretation to guide actions that enhance patient-centered care. As part of the program, they will also learn how to use effective communication with patients, families and colleagues to achieve optimal health outcomes.

Applicants for the new program are required to have previously earned an Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN), including a minimum of 72 semester credits from a board-approved and/or accredited program at an accredited institution. Applicants must also hold a current credential licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN).

“This program will give Associate Degree nurses the opportunity to earn their BSN degree online with Carrington College,” added Clark. “Not only will they gain invaluable career applicable knowledge, but they’ll benefit from the convenience of completing their required courses online. Innovation in online teaching has become central to the mission of this educational institution, and we are pleased to now offer the BSN program for online students.”

The communities served by Carrington College benefit from its focus on outcome-based learning and the College’s ability to adapt to its changing needs. Faculty, administrators and staff are committed to helping students develop specific vocational knowledge and skills, as well as achieving the core student learning outcomes in information management, technical literacy and professional development.

For more information on Carrington College, please visit: carrington.edu

Visit carrington.edu/admissions/student-consumer-information for important information on program outcomes.  

About Carrington College Established in 1967, Carrington College empowers students to achieve their goals, find success and make inspiring contributions to our global community. Carrington College offers a diverse range of programs which prepare students for careers in the medical, dental, veterinary, and industrial trade fields. Carrington College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, 428 J Street, Suite 400, Sacramento, CA 95814; 415 506 0234 an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education. Additional information about accreditation, including the filing of complaints against member institutions, can be found at https://accjc.org/.

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