Hello, I'm a new RN with an ASN in state of Massachusetts. I would like to continue and further my education. Looking into RN to BSN programs online. I was wondering, can I go to any RN-BSN school online as long as they are CCNE accredited? Does it have to be accredited?
I've been trying to find this information in the BON of Massachusetts but couldn't find a solid info. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Yes. You should go to an accredited program for sure! There are so many to choose from.
There are many schools in Massachusetts that offer programs to help you advance your degree. Here are just a few that friends have told me about:
UMass Boston and UMass Dartmouth both offer accredited RN-BSN online programs. They will be more affordable as they are state schools. Framingham State University, another state college, offers their RN-BSN program in a hybrid format, meaning that it is both online and on campus. Also, you can look into what Regis College, Simmons College and Curry College have to offer. They are more expensive, but their reputations are well-known!
There are many more schools in this state than the ones I have mentioned in my reply to you. Good luck with your search!