Bachelor of Science in Nursing

The best decision for your success

Do you dream of joining the nation’s largest health care profession? A Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) is a critical first step for a career in professional nursing. Complete your degree in a timeframe and schedule most convenient for you through our accelerated or traditional BSN offering.

A degree from Research College of Nursing will open doors to your future as you pair educational excellence with premier access to the region’s largest healthcare system - HCA. Our students benefit from the flexibility to fulfill nursing pre-requisites at a college or university of their choice. Completion of the BSN program prepares students to sit for NCLEX-RNTM licensure to become a Registered Nurse.

A Top-Ranked Program

97% NCLEX pass rate, ranked #2 among Kansas City's highest-earning grads, #1 most trusted profession

Trusted for over 110 years, Research College of Nursing is committed to empowering nurses, building leaders and caring for community. With a curriculum emphasizing leadership and service, employers trust RCoN graduates to fill key nursing roles in healthcare facilities across the country. The U.S. Bureau of Labor & Statistics projects 15% growth of RN positions by 2026.

Student Outcomes

3.1 Million
Registered Nurses
Strong

For over a century we have helped fuel the global health care community. Research College of Nursing graduates go on to work locally, nationally and internationally in a variety of different areas including medical, surgical, ICU, pediatrics and more. Many continue their education at RCoN earning a Master of Science in Nursing. Alumni pursue various careers such as school nurses, nurse practitioners, nurse anesthetists, nurse educators, nurse executives, and certified nurse midwives.

Explore your possibilities with Research College of Nursing!

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Testimonial

"The recipe for success exists at RCoN! The faculty truly care about your future and they are there to see to it that you are successful. Since graduating I have had the pleasure to experience the world and serve as a nurse in the United States Army. Because of the foundation I gained at RCoN, I now have the unique opportunity to provide input on the strategic future of my organization while leading and developing some of the nation's greatest healthcare teams across the spectrum of military healthcare." US Army Major, Sean Riley, BSN ‘01