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Nursing Programs Online

ONLINE CAMPUS

If you are a current nurse looking to advance your nursing career, our online nursing degree programs were built to meet your highest standards – from experienced faculty to engaging coursework to student support. Our accredited nursing school offers a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree programs, and a Post-Master’s Nursing Educator Certificate option completely online.

Nursing Programs Online:

Our online accredited Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) program is a bridge degree program for current RNs looking to advance their career. With classes offered completely online and part-time, this program can be completed in as little as 12 months.

Program Details Curriculum Admissions Requirements Tuition & Fees

Our accredited online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) is a graduate-level degree program for RNs who have previously earned their BSN degree. This nursing degree program offers a Nursing and Healthcare Leadership or Nurse Educator track options.

Program Details Curriculum Admissions Requirements Tuition & Fees

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Unique and Engaging Program

The Online curriculum was developed by Galen’s Academic team in partnership with industry experts to create interactive, engaging course material with extensive 3D graphics, video presentations and interactive scenarios.

Admission Requirements

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be able to communicate effectively in English

EARNED DEGREE

  • An earned associate degree or diploma in nursing from an accredited registered nursing (RN) program or institution

LICENSURE

  • Must provide proof of current, active, unencumbered RN licensure to practice as a registered nurse in the United States*

*Applicants may be granted conditional acceptance into the Online RN to BSN program at Galen’s discretion. Students admitted with a conditional status must maintain satisfactory standing (a grade of ‘C’ or above and a cumulative GPA of 2.0) or may be subject to dismissal. Students will gain full acceptance upon obtaining RN licensure.

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be able to communicate effectively in English

EARNED DEGREE

  • An earned bachelor of science degree in nursing from an accredited registered nursing (RN) program or institution

LICENSURE

  • Must provide proof of current, active, unencumbered RN licensure to practice as a registered nurse in the United States

GPA

  • Minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale from an BSN program*

Applicants may be granted conditional acceptance into the MSN program at the Program Director’s discretion. Students admitted must complete six (6) semester credits at the master’s level with an earned grade of “B” or greater in each course taken to gain full acceptance to Galen’s MSN program.

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be able to communicate effectively in English

EARNED DEGREE

  • An earned graduate degree in nursing from an accredited program or institution

LICENSURE

  • Must provide proof of current, active, unencumbered RN licensure to practice as a registered nurse in the United States

GPA

  • Minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale from a graduate nursing program

Tuition and Fees

TUITION & FEES COST ESTIMATE
TUITION
$407 per semester credit hour
TECHNOLOGY FEE
$50 per online course
REGISTRATION FEE
$50

Gainful Employment Disclosure: For more information about our graduation rates, median debt of students who completed our programs, and other important information, please visit galencollege.edu/consumer-disclosures.

TUITION & FEES COST ESTIMATE
TUITION
$525 per semester credit hour
TECHNOLOGY FEE
$50 per online course
REGISTRATION FEE
$50

Gainful Employment Disclosure: For more information about our graduation rates, median debt of students who completed our programs, and other important information, please visit galencollege.edu/consumer-disclosures.

TUITION & FEES COST ESTIMATE
TUITION
$525 per semester credit hour
TECHNOLOGY FEE
$50 per online course
REGISTRATION FEE
$50

Gainful Employment Disclosure: For more information about our graduation rates, median debt of students who completed our programs, and other important information, please visit galencollege.edu/consumer-disclosures.

NET PRICE CALCULATOR

The Net Price Calculator is a guide to assist in the early stages of financial planning for college. It will provide a non-binding estimate of federal, state, and institutional aid eligibility based on federal methodology.

Please note this calculator is for estimate only and was created to help individuals gauge what kind of financial aid may be available to help cover the cost of college attendance. Actual award package will vary, depending on time of year, regulatory changes, and availability of funds.

FINANCIAL AID

Students at Galen College of Nursing may be eligible for a wide range of funding to help pay for nursing degree programs, including Title IV funding programs provided by the United States Department of Education. Additionally, some students may be eligible for nursing student loans and grants for nursing school.

As part of the enrollment process, each nursing student will receive the information necessary to process their nursing school financial aid application. This information will usually be delivered via email.

STUDENT CATALOG & RESOURCES

Frequently Asked Questions

Because distance education authorization requirements vary by state, the program may not be available in all states. In order to enroll and continue enrollment in the program, students in the Online RN to BSN  or Online MSN program must remain a resident of a state in which Galen has all necessary approvals. Please contact our Admissions team for questions related to your specific state.

In the evaluation of transfer credit, Galen utilizes TES®, the Transfer Evaluation System from CollegeSource which is the premier interactive database of course data from institutions of higher education to track and display previously approved courses for transfer. The equivalencies shown are for information purposes only and are subject to change due to changes in curriculum. Galen does not transfer in developmental, pre-licensure, or nursing courses taken prior to achieving an RN license.

If you have college credit that you would like to compare to this listing, please go here and follow instructions. If an equivalency is not listed, please contact one of our admissions representatives at (877) 223-7040 who can work with you to submit your courses for evaluation.

Our online faculty share the same commitment and dedication to student success as their on ground counterparts. Online nursing degree program faculty are required to respond to online education students’ requests within twenty-four (24) hours. While the online faculty is focused on academic questions raised by students, Galen maintains technical support twenty-four (24) hours a day, seven (7) days a week, to ensure that students are able to log on and send messages to their instructors any time needed.

Yes, Federal Financial Aid is available to students who qualify.  For more information about student loans, please contact your campus Financial Aid department.

To learn more about the accreditation of our existing programs, please visit our accreditation page.

Take a moment to view the technical requirements for our courses.

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PROGRAMMATIC ACCREDITATION

The master’s nursing program at Galen College of Nursing at the Louisville Campus located in Louisville, KY is accredited by the: Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400, Atlanta, GA 30326, (404) 975-5000

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the master’s nursing program is Initial Accreditation.  

View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program at http://www.acenursing.us/accreditedprograms/programSearch.htm

CCNE Accredited logoThe baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Galen College of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

All courses within the Online RN to BSN program are Quality Matters™ certified. This certification represents that these courses are of high quality, and reflects the College’s commitment to our students, all of which are part of Galen’s mission.