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BSN online, or at university??


Hi, I am wondering about any experiences on obtaining my BSN. I am in the last semester of an ADN nursing program. I would like to continue on for my BSN ASAP. I have had mixed feedback about schools for my BSN. Some people feel that it is better to go to a "Brick and Mortar" university....than to go through something like Western Governors.....because of the accreditation?? Do employers like to see a university on a resume?? Thanks any input is appreciated!

meanmaryjean, DNP, RN

Specializes in NICU, ICU, PICU, Academia. Has 40 years experience.

WGU is fully accredited, an NLN Center of Excellence for Nursing Education and has over 25,000 nursing graduates. Those graduates are employed all over the country in top hospital systems as bedside staff all the way up to system CNOs.

Here.I.Stand, BSN, RN

Specializes in SICU, trauma, neuro. Has 16 years experience.

What she said. ^^^ WGU is in no way comparable to the University of Phoenix or the now-defunct Corinthian Colleges. My nurse manager got her MSN from WGU, and some of my colleagues have done the RN-BSN program and loved it. I probably would have done it myself, but started my program before I really knew about it.