Program Description

Transform your nursing career and earn an in-demand degree with the online RN to BSN program from Notre Dame of Maryland University.

The NDMU School of Nursing wants to focus on you and your educational journey, providing you the opportunity to reflect on your current practice, identifying how caring can be preserved as the foundation of nursing and working to transform health care through caring practice. Gain the skills and knowledge needed to enhance your career opportunities in nursing while fulfilling the educational requirements of many health care employers. Most students complete their degree in 15 to 18 months.

Potential Careers

  • Critical Care Nurse
  • Labor and Delivery Nurse
  • Medical-Surgical Nurse
  • Nurse Manager
  • Occupational Health Nurse


Admissions Requirements

  • Current, active unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the student’s state of residence.*

*All students must maintain this licensure throughout the program of study. Failure to do so will result in dismissal from the University.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree Requirements

Students must complete a minimum of 120 credits, which includes University and School of Nursing requirements to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. RN to BSN students must complete 11 courses in the nursing major (31 credits), 21 credits of department requirements and 24 General Education credits.

Transfer Credits

Students may transfer up to 68 credits based on individual transcripts. General education and science courses are reviewed for transfer; nursing credits will not be transferred.

RN to BSN Articulation Model:

Registered Nurses with an active unencumbered Maryland or compact RN license articulating to the baccalaureate level are awarded a minimum of thirty (30) upper division nursing credits in the RN to BSN program.

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Tuition And Financial Aid

  • Tuition: $390 per credit
  • Registration/Technology Fee (nonrefundable): $195 per term

Financial Aid


The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Notre Dame of Maryland University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.


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