Nursing RN to BSN Online Program

The American Women's College of Bay Path University

BS in Nursing: RN to BSN
At Bay Path University, we make it easy for women like you to go back to school and earn their college degree entirely online through The American Women's College. 

Our limited enrollment classes ensure that you never feel like a number or get lost in the crowd. And our academic support team stays in close contact with you (if you wish) throughout your enrollment with us — right until you graduate!

Our non-residency, online-only RN to BSN program prepares Registered Nurses to expand their professional career options and stay competitive in an ever-changing health care environment.

Successful candidates for this program will already have earned their associate degree/diploma from a nursing program accredited by ACEN/NLNAC and will be currently licensed as a registered nurse.

Designed with input from doctorally-prepared nursing educators and leaders, plus some of the largest nursing employers in the region, this RN to BSN program will allow you to:

  • Integrate knowledge and skills from the liberal arts, sciences and nursing curriculum
  • Gain personal mentorship from experienced nursing faculty members and dedicated advisors
  • Access extensive health library resources, one-on-one technology support, and free and on-demand tutoring
  • Demonstrate ethical, legal, economic and political decision making
  • Contribute to the improvement of health care on a local, national and global level

Why The American Women's College?

  • Full- or part-time enrollment options
  • Asynchronous classes, meaning you never have to log in at specific times or on specific days
  • Accelerated 6-week sessions that allow you to earn your degree in 1 to 3 ½ years
  • Six different start dates per year to fit your busy schedule
  •  All nurses are eligible for a minimum of 30 transfer credits, and possibly up to 84 towards their degree—even those earned years ago
  • Get college credit for prior learning through work, volunteer or military service
  • Our unique Bay Path environment with highly supportive faculty, advisers and peers
  • Optional on-ground classes if you live close to one of our two locations in Massachusetts

Fill out the form on the right to find out how you can join the many women working together to earn their undergraduate degree at The American Women's College Online of Bay Path University. We look forward to getting to know you better!

Accreditation Status

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing at The American Women’s College of Bay Path University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791,


It is the student’s responsibility to review details about home state regulations that may affect enrollment in an online program offered by another state. For further information, please consult your state's Department of Higher Education, your State Board of Registration in Nursing and or the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements at


Students are financially responsible for all expenses related to obtaining the necessary background checks and clinical/health requirements associated with the direct clinical capstone experience utilizing Castlebranch (background screening and compliance tracker).


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We Are The American Women's College!

Flexible and Accommodating

  • Designed for busy adult women who may have to juggle family and job responsibilities

  • Online classes allow you log in whenever you have time available for coursework

  • On-campus Saturday classes in Massachusetts for those who prefer in-person learning

  • Full- and part-time enrollment options available

Supportive and Affordable

  • Educator coaches are ready to help you through academic and other challenges

  • Our innovative Social Online Universal Learning (SOUL) program makes the adult college experience more supportive and successful

  • Our flat tuition rate allows you to budget for college without surprises


1) Established in 1897 and located in Longmeadow, Massachusetts, Bay Path University is an independent, not-for-profit institution accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).

2) Take our six-week, accelerated courses part-time - or full-time so you can finish even faster!

3) Our award-winning, innovative SOUL technology personalizes your learning and accelerates your college success.

4) Our Women as Empowered Learners and Leaders (WELL) program helps you develop career management skills so you can target and land the job you want.

5) A whopping 95% of recent graduates of The American Women's College of Bay Path University said they would recommend their program of study with us to others!

The American Women's College is part of Bay Path University, a non-profit leader in women's education for 117 years

The Chronicle of Higher Education recently ranked Bay Path University among the fastest-growing private baccalaureate institutions nationwidee

98% of our American Women's College online graduates would recommend their program of study to others

Tuition at The American Women's College is 62% lower than the national average for private college tuition - 69% lower if you qualify for our military discount

Bay Path University enrolls more adult women students age 25 and older than all of the other women's colleges in Massachusetts combined