Nursing B.S.N. (R.N. to B.S.N. Online)

 Your light, focused and strong, is what the world needs. This program helps you do more, preparing you to serve the world at a higher level with a baccalaureate degree (BSN) in nursing. At PBA, we offer guidance that focuses on biblical, historical, theoretical and practical studies. Combined with our thriving community connections, we help you develop skills to reach your potential and become A Brighter You.


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Our program delivers specific benefits such as:

  • Extra attention from employers as a graduate of a highly regarded University program.
  • Encouragement to fulfill your calling as a professional nurse.
  • Broader job opportunities in hospital, community/ public health, school or parish nursing; pharmaceutical and medical device sales, or research.
  • Up to $3,000 in financial aid for Florida residents.
  • A streamlined pathway to graduate studies MSNN orDNPP).

You don’t have to put your whole life on hold to earn your degree.

Online programs make learning more convenient than ever so you can balance work and family. We’ve developed a virtual experience that is challenging, rewarding, and focused on fostering a positive learning community.

  • With an associate degree in nursing, complete 31 nursing credits plus additional general education courses amounting to essentially five semesters of study.
  • Program entry points are fall (August), spring (January) and summer (May).

1.    Associate degree in nursing (ADN) with a cumulative 3.0 GPA 
2.    A valid registered nurse license in the State of Florida
3.    Minimum of one year's work experience either as an RN or currently employed as an RN. 
4.    Required documents below may be submitted directly to PBA admissions or through NursingCAS* at
4.    Submit: 

  • Official Transcripts from all schools attended
  • Copy of your State of Florida RN license
  • Online students submit a federal or state issued photo ID

5.    Answer an RN to BSN focus question (no more than 300 words) 

*The advantage of submitting documents directly to PBA Admissions is that it is simpler and quicker, but transcripts must be sent directly to PBA Admissions at 901 S. Flagler Drive, P.O. Box 24708, West Palm Beach, FL, 33416 or submitted electronically to The advantage of NursingCAS is that if a student already has a completed profile including transcripts, they do not need to re-enter or submit that information. There is a nominal fee associated with applying through CAS. 

Admissions Decision and Notification:

Applicants will be notified in writing of the admission decision within two weeks after completing the application and submitting documents. To secure a spot in the program, accepted students must, no later than 30 days before classes begin, submit:

  • A non-refundable $100 deposit, which is applied to tuition upon enrollment

The cost is calculated based on the number of credit hours needed to complete the degree at $350 per credit plus a $220 resource fee per semester. For specific information, please contact or to learn more.

*Cost based on 2017-2018 fee schedule and is subject to change. Additional fees may apply.

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