The RN to BSN program at Saint Martin's provides Registered Nurses a pathway to earning a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree. Pursuing your degree in Saint Martin's hybrid RN to BSN program allows you to earn your degree in as little as one year, attend class only one night per week, learn through a hybrid teaching model and advance your career earning power.
Now accepting RN to BSN applications for fall 2020
- Complete your BSN in as little as one year
- Attend class one night a week
- Hybrid (traditional/online) learning model
- Small class sizes
- Flexible program start dates
- Option to attend full or part time
- Accredited through CCNE
- Approved by NCQAC
- Located in the South Puget Sound region of Washington
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The nursing program at Saint Martin’s University is dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of its students and others through the core values of faith, reason, service and community. It empowers its students to pursue lifelong learning, accomplishment and fulfillment as nurses and human persons.
"The RN to BSN program is transformational. Sometimes I look back and don't even recognize myself. In nursing school, they teach you how to save a patient's life. This program teaches you how to change the world."
Christina Kressin '13, RN to BSN graduate
Dr. Diane Hamilton, Assistant Professor of Nursing, presented a poster titled Stress Manifestations in Patients and Families after Critical Illness at the 2018 Eleventh National Doctors of Nursing Practice Conference in Palm Springs, California in September 2018.
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Students and faculty from the Saint Martin’s RN to BSN program volunteered at the Providence St. Joseph Global Partnerships warehouse, sorting medical supplies for reuse or recycling.
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Practicum and capstone opportunities
Proximity to the state capital provides RN to BSN students with a variety of opportunities with government agencies and non-profit organizations. Students often design capstone projects with a service component -- maximizing meaningful engagement with the community. Projects have included:
- Development of a Department of Health statewide webinar on immunizations for pregnant women
- Creation of a presentation on compassion fatigue for nurse residents at a local hospital
- Providing the evidence-base for naloxone distribution in Thurston County
- Establishing policies and procedures for a community shelter for people experiencing homelessness
- Collaborating with the Thurston County Nurse Family Partnership