The RN to BSN core courses can be completed in 14 months. Students that transfer in the maximum of 90 credits, including six upper division, may be able to complete the core courses in as little as 12 months.1
Pursue a rewarding career in a healthcare field with a bachelor’s degree from Grand Canyon University’s (GCU) College of Nursing and Health Care Professions. With a long tradition of preparing students to fill evolving roles in the healthcare industry, we offer a variety of undergraduate healthcare degree programs to help you find your purpose.
If you are interested in a career in the healthcare field, we offer a healthcare administration degree. Is your calling a career in nursing? Consider our BSN program, offered on our main campus in Phoenix or our ABSN program in Phoenix — Sun City, Tucson, Las Vegas — Henderson and the Sandy — Salt Lake City area. Interested in changing careers? Already an RN? Learn more about our RN to BSN degree program.
College of Nursing and Health Care Professions
GCU’s College of Nursing and Health Care Professions develops healthcare professionals who have a focus on promoting health, wellness, safety and quality care.
Healthcare Degree Programs Available at GCU
Explore our various healthcare program options below to find the one that best suits your career goals, passions and lifestyle.
Healthcare Bridge Pathways at GCU
If you are a registered nurse (RN) who has a bachelor’s degree in a field other than nursing, you may want to consider a bridge to MSN program. GCU’s bridge pathway consist of seven courses that prepare you to earn your Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree. Upon enrollment, you select the MSN emphasis program of interest such as informatics, public health nursing, nursing education, nursing leadership, or health care quality and patient safety.
Enjoy the convenience of online courses from an accredited university with GCU’s online degree programs. Learn about your options and our dynamic virtual classrooms.
For the working professional, evening classes offer an opportunity to enjoy face-to-face interactions with faculty and peers while also earning a degree at times convenient for you.
GCU’s growing main campus in Phoenix offers new classroom buildings, popular dining options, state-of-the-art facilities and so much more. Learn more about our healthcare and BSN military discount and transfer options.
GCU Locations for Healthcare Bachelor's Degrees
In addition to our main campus in Phoenix, GCU offers additional location options for earning your undergraduate healthcare degree.
Military-Friendly Healthcare Bachelor's Degrees
GCU is a military-friendly university committed to helping you use your benefits to earn your degree. Learn more about our healthcare and BSN military discount and transfer options.
Healthcare Bachelor's Degrees FAQs
1 The entire program requires 120 credits.
2 COVID-19 has adversely affected the global economy and data from 2020 may be atypical compared to prior years. The pandemic may impact the predicted future workforce outcomes indicated by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics as well. Accordingly, data shown is based on September 2021, which can be found here: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Healthcare Occupations.
3 Retrieved from Niche.com, Grand Canyon University Rankings in September 2022.
4 Secondary Applicants must transfer a minimum of 60 of the required 123 credits or have completed a baccalaureate degree which includes nine prerequisite courses/labs and 10 general education courses prior to starting the core nursing courses, which can be completed in as few as 16 months. Direct Entry Applicants that do not transfer 60 credits but meet the minimum requirements can complete these credits through GCU prior to starting the core nursing courses. Depending on the state where student has enrolled or intends to complete the program, student may require additional courses. This may include, but is not limited to, additional general education courses, courses in the major, clinical courses, or a different course sequence. See University Policy Handbook.