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Bachelor's Degree Completion | Hybrid

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Become a leader in healthcare

Take the next step in your career

Healthcare is evolving, the role of nurses is expanding, and the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) has become the new standard in nursing. The ADN (RN) to BSN program at Holy Names University is designed for the working nurse. With accelerated schedules and hybrid formats, our program meets the needs of busy nurses—both local and distant.

Holy Names University BSN programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education ( and approved by the California Board of Nursing.

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Career Outcomes

Where a BSN degree can take you

The BSN program will prepare you for advanced work in any healthcare environment including a hospital, community clinic, healthcare agency, government agency, educational institution, physicians office, patients’ home, and hospice, and help you move into specialized areas.

  • Patient Care Nurse


  • Public Health Nurse

    Community Clinic

  • Home Health Nurse

    Health Care Agency

What to Expect

Student Experience

• Dedicated and practicing faculty
• In-depth orientation
• Guest lectures from healthcare experts
• Sigma Theta Tau Leadership Certificate

HNU Nursing student practicing on CPR mannequin
What to Expect

Beyond the Classroom

• Internship and volunteer opportunities
• Clinical placement
• Senior center partnership experience
• Pediatric immersion experience: Children’s Diabetic Camp
• Onsite Simulation Center

Holy Names University nursing students volunteering
At A Glance



Only 15 months (4 semesters) to complete this fast-tracked program


All of our full-time undergraduate students receive financial assistance from Holy Names.


Student to Faculty Ratio

A program sneak preview

Sample courses

Here are just a few of the courses you may take.

Nursing Research

Examine quantitative and qualitative research methods used in healthcare research.

Family and Community Health Nursing

Study community assessment, program planning and evaluation, the identification of high-risk groups, and the role of the nurse in public, private, and voluntary health-related agencies.

Leadership and Management in Nursing

Explore the nurse's role as a leader/manager in a healthcare setting and the principles of leadership and how they are used to define the nurse's management style.