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The RN-BSN degree completion program at Elms College is flexible for the working RN, affordable, 12-15 month program designed to advance your nursing career.  The program is designed to best support work-school-life balance in that it is available online as synchronous and asynchronous options.

We have an individualized advising approach as you progress through the program with peers in a supportive group. Elms College RN-BSN nursing faculty are committed to helping nursing students to succeed in their nursing career ambitions. Elms College nursing students develop the communication skills and the critical thinking ability that prepares them to drive change in healthcare and make important contributions to patient safety and quality care.

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Quick Facts:

RN-BSN Quick Facts:
12-15 month completion
Transfer up to 90 credits
Only 30 required Elms College credits
6 graduate credits included
RN-BSN-MSN path available

Learn more about
* Nursing & Health Services Management
* Nursing Education
* School Nursing
Also offer Graduate Certificates:
* Nursing & Health Services Management
* Nursing Education
* School Nursing

Director of the RN-BSN & MSN Programs
Dr. Emily K. Cabrera, EdD, MSN, RN

RN-BSN & MSN Admission Counselor (Application Process)
Valerie Boucher, MAT


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right for you is to see for yourself.

Many applicants decide to attend based on the warm, welcoming feel they get from our faculty, staff, and students.


Emily K. Cabrera, EdD, MSN, RN
Director of the RN-BSN Program
Interim Director of the MSN Program
Associate Professor of Nursing
School of Nursing
Elms College
291 Springfield Street
Chicopee, MA 01013
Office: Berchmans Hall 431
(W): 1-413-265-2471