Baker College Online

Nursing (Bachelor's)

Western Governors University

Program Description:
Enhance your personal status, boost your salary, and increase your job security with WGU’s B.S. in Nursing. This program is for actively working registered nurses (RNs) who hold an associate’s degree or diploma in nursing, possess healthcare industry experience, and can devote 15 to 20 hours per week to their studies.

Based on National League of Nursing (NLN) competency standards, the B.S. in Nursing prepares you to become a higher level nurse in hospitals and other healthcare facilities. The program incorporates skills and knowledge beyond the clinical aspects of nursing, integrating patient education, health promotion, nursing roles and values, and technology, as well as healthcare systems and policies into the curriculum. This is a perfect program for RNs with associate’s degrees who want to advance their status and careers.

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About Western Governors University

Your competence is the ultimate focus of every degree program at Western Governors University. The university emphasizes mastery of essential skills and knowledge in your field, basing progress toward your online degree on passing rigorous assessments (such as tests, projects, assignments, etc.) instead of accumulating credit hours. We call it competency-based learning.

With bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in education, business, information technology, and health professions, WGU’s rigorous yet flexible approach to education gives the university a unique advantage over other online programs.

Institutional Accrediting Agency Agency
Northwest Association of Schools and of Colleges and Universities, Commission on Colleges and Universities

Calendar Type
WGU programs are based on six-month terms (not traditional semesters). New students may begin their program on the first day of any month.

Delivery Format
As a WGU student, you will prepare for your assessments by accessing online learning resources, studying independently, or using other alternative methods of learning.

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