Nursing - RN-BS

Registered Nurses: Earn a BS Degree in Nursing from the University of Massachusetts Boston!

The College of Nursing and Health Sciences, in conjunction with the College of Advancing and Professional Studies, offers a bachelor of science in nursing degree program for registered nurses. The format is accessible and convenient, allowing for motivated and busy professionals to gain credentials required for career advancement.

Why Apply for the RN-BS Program at UMass Boston?

The Ideal Program for Practicing Nurses

  • Full and Part-Time options with completion in 3-5 semesters full-time.
  • Build your class schedule around your life with flexibility from the option of online or face-to-face formats.
  • Face-to-face format delivered at Cape Cod Community College
  • High-value program
  • Offers individual support and advising from admission through graduation.
  • Provides close interaction with internationally recognized and widely published UMass Boston faculty.
  • Diverse population
  • Writing support center with services online or face-to-face
  • Fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education and the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

CLICK HERE: The Massachusetts Action Coalition (MAAC) Brief on RN-BSN Education

CLICK HERE:  CAPS Academic Calendar - for Online Students


Applications will be accepted for the Fall and Spring semesters.

Attend an RN-BS Information Session

RN-BS Information Sessions will be held on the dates and at the locations listed below. If there are any changes, please visit the College of Nursing and Health Sciences suite, Science Center, 2nd Floor, Room 13 for the updated location, or call 617-287-7500.


RN-BS Information Sessions at UMass Boston

Date Location Time
January 26, 2017 Campus Center, UL Level, Testing Center- Room 130 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
February 22, 2017 Campus Center, UL Level, Testing Center- Room 130 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
March 8, 2017 Campus Center, UL Level, Testing Center- Room 130 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
April 24, 2017 Campus Center, UL Level, Testing Center-Room 130 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
May 08, 2017 Campus Center, UL Level, Testing Center-Room 130 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
June 01, 2017 Campus Center, UL Level, Testing Center-Room 130 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM


RN-BS Information Sessions at Cape Cod Community College

Date Location Time
April 10, 2017 Lorusso Tech Bldg - Solarium & Tech 204 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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