Nursing & Health Sciences

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RN to BSN Track (Online)

This track is for nurses who already have their RN license (or are currently in an Associate degree RN program) and wish to further their education by obtaining a Bachelor's degree in Nursing. This online program will expand your knowledge and skills beyond the clinical aspects of nursing.

If you are not a Registered Nurse but would like to become one, please see our Basic BSN program.


The RN to BSN track is designed to meet the needs of working professionals:

  • Flexible scheduling
  • Coursework is 100% online with the exception of 2 practicum courses*
  • 24/7 secure access to your courses
  • Allows you to complete your BSN in as few as 9 months

*There are two (2) courses (NU 442: Population Health and NU 478: Leadership for the RN) which require a volunteer service component. Students should be aware that some agencies require a background check and/or other requirements for volunteer service, and that it is the student’s responsibility to ensure these requirements are met.

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Lewis-Clark State College is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, ( and approved by the Idaho Board of Nursing.


Applications are accepted:

  • February 1st-15th (for summer admission)
  • May 1st-15th (for fall admission)
  • September 1st-15th (for spring admission)


Cost Breakdown

Sample Course Plan

  • Select courses are available to start prior to entrance in the program. Contact a program advisor for details.

Frequently Asked Questions

Student Handbook

Understanding Escrow Credits

NHS Online Student Orientation

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Here are some helpful links and tutorials to help you navigate all the tools and resources you might need for registration, advising, tuition payment and financial aid.

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Certification in Nursing Management & Leadership

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Interested in taking the AONE/AACN Certified Nurse Manager and Leader exam? Prepare yourself by completing our new Certificate in Nursing Management & Leadership. 

Learn more!

Nursing & Health Sciences Scholarships


Nursing and health science scholarships available through the Financial Aid Office at Lewis-Clark State College.

Nursing & Health Sciences Scholarships