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Nursing – RN to BSN Program

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Degree Details

Offered as: Bachelor

RN to BSN Options: Convenient and flexible to meet your needs
  • Online
  • On Campus
  • Select Community Locations (Altoona & Johnstown)

Program Highlights

  • 100% online
  • One of the largest sources of locally-hired nurses
  • Named a top nursing program in PA by Nursing Journal
  • College of Distinction
  • Program ranked 28th in the United States by

Why get your BSN at Mount Aloysius College?

Our nationally ranked program makes your pursuit of a BSN efficient through a friendly and accredited online system.

  • Enjoy the convenience of courses that are 100% online
  • All courses are offered in accelerated 8-week sessions

When you complete your BSN at Mount Aloysius College, you will be joining our distinguished alumni who know the difference a degree from a time-tested, quality nursing education program, makes in their life.

What do BSNs do?

Graduates of our program are able to assume roles that demand critical thinking, communication, and interdisciplinary practice. Registered nurses who have furthered their education and earned a Bachelor’s Degree are better suited for promotions and leadership roles during their career.

Your knowledge and experience will expand in ways you never expected:

  • Specialization and focus in areas of interest through the nursing leadership practicum and capstone courses
  • Key nursing roles:  promoting positive patient and family centered outcomes through the use of evidence-based strategies; research, informatics, leadership, and public health
  • Advocates of care for individuals, families, communities and populations – meet the needs of nursing in the 21st Century

Possible Careers

Registered Nurses are needed all over the world. A few possible career locations include:

  • Hospitals
  • Physician Offices
  • Home Health Care Services
  • Nursing Care Facilities
  • Correctional Facilities
  • Schools

Are their job openings? How much will I make?

The demand for registered nurses is expected to rise 16% from 2014 to 2024, an increase of 439,300 jobs.*

The average median wage for a registered nurse with their Bachelor’s Degree in the state of Pennsylvania is $73,388. The median salary for a BSN is nearly $8,000 per year higher than a nurse who holds an Associate Degree.*

*Nurse Journal

Who will teach me?

The Nursing program is comprised of full-time faculty who hold appropriate degrees in their respective disciplines. Bringing their varied backgrounds into the classroom, students are provided extensive knowledge as they are trained to be a vital member in the healthcare profession.

Dig Deeper


The RN to BSN program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing. Their contact information is:

3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850

Atlanta, GA 30326

Phone: (404) 975-5000

Fax: (404) 975-5020


Major Course Requirements

Course / Credits

  • Health Assessment for Nursing  (3 credits)
  • Human Pathophysiology  (3 credits)
  • Introduction to Research  (3 credits)
  • Capstone: Issues and Trends in Health Care Delivery  (3 credits)
  • Community Health  (3 credits)
  • Informatics in Health Care  (3 credits)
  • Organizational Behavior  (3 credits)
  • Leadership Practicum  (2 – 3 credits)
Core Course Requirements

Course / Credits

  • Connections I, II, III  (3 credits)
  • Rhetoric I, II  (6 credits)
  • Upper-Division Literature   (3 credits)
  • Literature/Art/Music/Theater  (3 credits)
  • History/Political Science  (3 credits)
  • Science  (3 – 4 credits)
  • Introduction to Statistics  (3 credits)
  • Information Communication Technologies  (3 credits)
  • Religious Studies/Philosophy  (6 credits)
  • Upper-Division Religious Studies  (3 credits)
  • Social Science  (6 credits)
Curriculum Plans Student Handbook Other Resources Mount Aloysius College Nursing Outcomes

Mount Aloysius RN-BSN Outcomes

Annual BSN Completion Rate

Completion Rate
2015-2016 88%
2014-2015 80%

Annual BSN Graduates Employed Within 9-12 Months of Graduation

Employment Rate
2015-2016 98%
2014-2015 95%

Contact Us

For Admission QuestionsMaterials:

814-886-6406 or email

Nursing Division Secretary:


Nursing Division FAX:


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Meet Our Department!

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Wesley King
Director of Simulation/Nursing IT
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Sharon Kisel
Assistant Professor of Nursing
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Patricia Meintel
Associate Professor of Nursing
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Marianne Roberts
Assistant Professor of Nursing
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Brian Smith
Assistant Professor of Nursing
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Sue Clark
Instructor of Nursing
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Alrene Gorsuch
Assistant Professor of Nursing
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Tara A. Benko
Instructor of Nursing
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Samantha L. Smeltzer
Nursing Faculty
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Kelly McAdams
Assistant Professor/Associate Degree Chairperson for the School of Nursing
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Mandi Paronish
Instructor of Nursing
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Christina Schilling
Instructor of Nursing
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Julie A. Luetschwager
Dean of Nursing
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Jessica Farabaugh
Instructor of Nursing
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Desiree Beppler
Instructor of Nursing
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Danette Teeter
Administrative Coordinator

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