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Earn Your RN to BSN at National University

National University has partnered with Palomar College to provide Palomar College RN-BSN students and alumni with a 25% tuition reduction scholarship.

Benefits of the program include:

  • Opportunity to save up to almost 50% off*
  • Degree can be completed in as few as 11 months
  • Dual Enrollment/Bridge opportunity
  • Networking and Traveling Nurse Career Opportunities
  • Accredited program by WASC and CCNE
  • Dedicated advisor support

*The National University partnership with Palomar College provides Palomar College RN-BSN students and alumni with a 25% tuition reduction scholarship. In addition to this scholarship, RN-BSN dually enrolled students will get 50% tuition reduction on three (3) specific classes.

The Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) scholarship is also available to eligible students. The ADT scholarship provides students with a $10,000** tuition reduction offer to apply to Bachelor programs, reducing tuition to only $7,000** per year. For ADT eligibility requirements, please visit our website.

**Assumes eight courses per year at $880 per course (maximum 20 courses).

About the RN to BSN Program

The RN to BSN program offers four- and eight-week courses, where students can focus on one class at a time while balancing school and their full time jobs. Classes are offered online or on-site at the Palomar College Rancho Bernardo Location (upon WASC approval). Dual Enrollment classes for Summer 2022 will be held in June, July, and August for students who decide to take classes on-site.* You’ll gain a foundation for professional nursing practice at the baccalaureate level to expand your clinical knowledge and further develop your critical-thinking, communication, and therapeutic skills.

RN to BSN Program Class Sequence Chart 

*Subject to WASC approval and pandemic-related local State and Federal guidance.

Learn more about the RN to BSN completion program 

Benefits of an RN to BSN Degree

In today’s market, a nurse with a BSN has a competitive advantage with increased qualifications and career advancement options. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job opportunities for registered nurses are expected to be plentiful. However, there may be tougher competition, depending on the area of the country. Generally, registered nurses who have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) will have better job prospects than those without one*.

The RN to BSN program at National University will help you build on the experiences you’ve had as a registered nurse, only further advancing your knowledge and skills.

* Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Employment Projections Program.

Contact Us

We have a dedicated team of advisors ready to help you with this process. If you’re interested in pursuing your RN to BSN degree at National University, contact us today at [email protected] or (858) 206-9192.

Kelly Garske
For more information contact:
Kelly Garske
Center Director
[email protected]
858 210 0215

Integrating Person-Centered Care Principles into Academia

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National University’s Department of Health and Human Services achieved Planetree Silver Recognition for Significant Advancement in Person-Centered Care in October 2017. National University is proud to be the first and only academic institution in the world to achieve a Planetree International recognition.

To attain this honor, National University integrated person-centered principles into the curriculum of each of its health care programs of study. In preparing the next generation of health care leaders, National University transformed the academic culture of its health science programs into a student-centric model, using person-centeredness as the conceptual framework to support all learning activities. Integrating these principles means students are able to gain knowledge and application of the principles throughout your coursework, preparing them to support a culture of person-centered care.

As a student, you will learn to:

  • Effectively interact with diverse populations
  • Function in inter-professional settings as team members including faculty, staff, students, patients, and community members
  • Collaborate to effect change
  • Serve on committees, build professional leadership skills, and the importance of letting your voice be heard
  • Make the connection between environment and the way it makes people feel
  • Be supportive and engaging of patients and colleagues
  • Recognize and address personal barriers to successful professional development and adoption of healthy behaviors

Why Choose National University?

  • Adult Focused for 50 Years: National University has been dedicated to providing accessible, achievable higher education to hard-working adults since 1971.
  • Flexible 4-Week Courses: Start sooner and finish faster with four-week courses, monthly start dates, and year-round enrollment.
  • 75+ Degree Programs: Choose from career-focused associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs designed to help you pursue your purpose and make an impact in your community.
  • Online and On-site: Study options designed to fit into your busy schedule.
  • Regionally Accredited: WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) accreditation means your education meets high standards and is transferable.
  • Veteran-Founded Nonprofit: National University is proud to be San Diego’s largest private nonprofit university.
  • Planetree Certified building person-centered care principles into academic degree programs.

About National University

National University, a veteran-founded nonprofit, has been dedicated to meeting the needs of hard-working adults by providing accessible, affordable, achievable higher education opportunities since 1971. As San Diego’s largest private nonprofit university, NU offers over 75 programs and four-week courses designed to help students reach their goals while balancing busy lives. Classes are offered online or on-site at locations in California. Since its founding, the NU community has grown to over 25,000 students and 180,000 alumni around the globe, many of whom serve in helping industries such as business, education, health care, cybersecurity, and law and criminal justice.

For More Information

Please fill out the form to the right to be contacted by an admissions advisor who can help you with this scholarship, education counseling, transferring credits, financial aid opportunities, and the admissions process.

National University, a California-based institution, makes continual efforts to comply with state authorization regulations governing out-of-state educational activities and to obtain required approvals. Since these regulations vary by state and change over time, all National University programs are not available to students in every state.

*Pre-licensure nursing programs are not eligible for this program. Other offer restrictions may apply. For questions, please contact National University.

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