Online RN to BSN Program

Elevate Your Career with our Accelerated, One Year BSN Program

Why Earn a BSN?

  • BSN nurses can earn more, faster than a nurse with an associate's degree
  • RNs with a BSN have a faster track for pursuing senior positions:
    • Nurse Managers
    • Nursing Directors
    • Other Nursing Leadership Roles
    • Path to Graduate Level Programs
  • There is a demand for nurses with a bachelor's degree to provide more advanced nursing care
  • Over 64% of Registered Nurses have a Bachelor's Degree or higher, according to CareerOneStop
Registered Nurse earning her BSN at Hodges University

Why Choose Hodges for My BSN?

  • Earn your bachelor's degree in nursing in as few as 12 months
  • 100% online and asynchronous
  • Year round admission, with the ability to start in any semester: spring, summer, or fall
  • The perfect path for associate-prepared nurses to advanced professional practice through a Bachelor's Degree
  • Flexible three-semester curriculum model designed for working nurses
  • Clinicals, GMAT, and GRE are NOT required to graduate

What are the Benefits of a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing?

  • States and Regulatory Agencies now have mandates for BSN prepared RNs
  • Veterans Administration (VA) now requires RNs to have a BSN to be considered for promotion beyond entry level positions
  • All branches of the U.S. military require BSN or higher to practice as an active duty RN
  • Many healthcare facilities are beginning to require RNs earn their BSN
RNs taking online nursing classes at Hodges University
Accelerated BSN for RNs with online classes at Hodges University

How Much Can I Make With a BSN?

Accreditation Details

The Baccalaureate Nursing Program at Hodges University located in Fort Myers, Florida is accredited by the:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400

Atlanta, GA 30326

(404) 975-5000

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the baccalaureate nursing program is Continuing Accreditation.

View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program by clicking here.

Do you have any concerns, grievances, questions, or complaints? Please submit to Hodges University by emailing us for assistance at

Admission Requirements

  • Cumulative or pre-requisite grade point average of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
  • Evidence of successful completion of an accredited diploma or associate degree nursing program
  • Possession of an active and unencumbered/unrestricted license to practice as a registered nurse in the state in which student resides
  • Admission Deadlines:
    • August 15th
    • December 15th
    • April 15th


Scholarships are available for nursing students:

Nursing Scholarships
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