Bachelor Degree of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)


Future Start DateMay 01


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1 year
Following the curricular sequence

The option of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) trains the student in the development of the knowledge and skills of the profession related to human care and teaching with a holistic approach. The student must have a current and permanent license to take this degree. You can complete it in 1 year following the academic sequence. His classes are completely online except for 55 hours of community work done in his country of residence. The program is available in English and Spanish.

Bachelor’s Degree     School of Nursing     Online Education

Programmatic Accreditation

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing

Outstanding Courses

  • Global and National Health Policies
  • Leadership and Management
  • Research in Nursing
  • Nursing Interventions with Families and Communities
  • Critical Interventions in Professional Nursing with Adults

Possible Employment Opportunities

  • Hospitals (private and government owned)
  • Medical offices
  • Homes for the elderly
  • Hospital educators (private and government owned)
  • Educators in universities and technological colleges
  • Nurses in private industries and companies

License or related Certification

Upon graduation, students are required to meet the requirements to obtain the generalist nurse license issued by the Puerto Rico Board of Nurse Examiners.


Program Competencies

Graduates of this program will be able to:
  • Act independently, with particular attention to leadership, administration, and research in any healthcare scenario within the ethical and legal limits and scope of practice of the nursing professional in Puerto Rico.
  • Develop verbal, non-verbal, written or electronic communication with the client, family, community, and multidisciplinary health team to achieve results in the provided care.
  • Holistically implement decision making in the phases of the nursing process to promote, maintain, and re-establish the wellbeing of the client, family, and community.
  • Integrate innovative technological advances in research as well as evidence-based practice to improve care for the client, family, and community.
  • Analyze the types of health informatics to develop and manage nursing care plans to improve the health of the client, family, and community.
  • Evaluate the implications of ethical and legal issues when providing healthcare, following professional ethical canons and the laws regulating nursing practice in Puerto Rico.
  • Value individual singularity, cultural diversity, and human responses when selecting holistic nursing interventions.
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