Online Nursing Program

Introducing Davis & Elkins 100% Online RN to BSN Baccalaureate Completion Program

Davis & Elkins prepares students to succeed through programs that combine the latest knowledge in the field with ongoing skill development. And now, Davis & Elkins is pleased to make this sort of education available to working adults.

Online learning has fast become a staple in the educational world. This growth has been spurred, in large part, by adult learners returning to school seeking training to advance their careers. Davis & Elkins provides adult learners with an opportunity to complete a degree in a timely manner, while continuing to work and honor other the other important commitments in their lives.

With Davis & Elkins’ 100% online campus, adult learners can pursue their Bachelor of Science degree from the comfort of their own home, with schedules that works for their lives. Because students can tend to their class obligations when it’s most convenient for them, conflicts with work and family are kept to a minimum.

Through D&E’s online programming, adult learners are able to master the latest knowledge in their field, achieve increased competence in core skill areas, and earn a degree that will assist with career advancement.

Graduating Student

Why D&E?


As a traditional, nonprofit institution, D&E takes pride in having provided students with a high quality education since 1904.


Online programs can be completed in 12 months.


No application fee, no hidden fees, and only $400/credit hour, keeping costs predictable and affordable.


100% online with no required login times.


With small cohorts, students are able to build relationships with other students and faculty members that facilitate their learning.

Program Requirments

Course work in Davis & Elkins’ online RN to BSN program is designed to enhance your nursing skills and prepare you for career advancement all while maintaining your current career obligations.

  • Number of courses: 12
  • Number of coursework credits required: 40 (36 + 4 practicum hours)

Nursing Courses: 28 credits

  • Transition to Professional Nursing – 3 credits
  • Quality and Safety in Nursing – 4 credits
  • Health Assessment – 4 credits
  • Community Nursing – 4 credits
  • Evidence-based Practice – 3 credits
  • Nursing Leadership – 4 credits
  • Trends and Issues – 3 credits
  • Integrated Concepts in Nursing Practice – 3 credits

Gen Ed Courses: 12 credits

  • Health, Healing and the Fine Arts – 3 credits
  • Ethical Perspectives in Health Care – 3 credits
  • Statistics and Data Analysis – 3 credits
  • History of the U.S. Health Care System and Health Care Reform – 3 credits


Professional Experience Credits

Up to 24 credits can be awarded to nurses who enter the program with two years of experience working as an RN.

Clinical Requirements

No “traditional” clinicals; these are practicums completed within students’ work environments.

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Be a Nurse at D&E

D&E offers three robust Nursing programs to choose from. The BSN program is a competitive program for students who want to go far in their nursing career. An ASN from Davis & Elkins will prepare you to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) to become an RN. The RN to BSN online program is designed for busy working professionals seeking increased pay and exciting opportunities such as management, research and case management.

the degree

that’s right

for you.

NLNThe Davis & Elkins College Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-BSN) program, delivered via distance education, is accredited by the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA) located at 2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20037.

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