You are the Future of Nursing

Turn your R.N. into a B.S. in as little as 16 months with Colby-Sawyer's exceptional, affordable and convenient online degree program.

As an associate degree and diploma-prepared nurse, you have the necessary skills and knowledge required to provide patients with quality care. Colby-Sawyer’s online R.N. to B.S. program allows you to further develop and enhance your clinical experience through upper-level nursing courses focused on community and public health, quality, safety, evidence-based practice and leadership.

Full- and part-time enrollment options allow you to progress through the program at the pace that best balances your continuing education with your personal and professional obligations. Courses are offered in 12- and 15-week semesters and can be completed in as little as 16 months. And, with lower tuition costs than other online programs, plus financial aid options, Colby-Sawyer’s program is not only fast — it’s affordable.

Enjoy the convenience of taking classes online with the option to come to campus to meet with expert faculty and collaborate with other students. Academic advisers help you tailor an individualized academic plan and consult with you on support services, including around-the-clock online tutoring.

Powerful Partners

Colby-Sawyer is the long-time affiliated nursing program for Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) in Lebanon, N.H. Employees of Dartmouth-Hitchcock and affiliated hospitals receive a 10% discount toward the online R.N. to B.S. program.

Endorsed by Experts

For more than 30 years, Colby-Sawyer’s nursing program has been recognized for its quality, integrity and high standards by state and national accreditation agencies.

Your Lifelong Partner in Learning

Our nursing alumni know there is always more to learn, both on the job and back in the classroom. You can take your career to the next level with a graduate degree from Colby-Sawyer. Our M.S.N. program prepares you for practice as an advanced nurse generalist in a health care setting. Program graduates are eligible to take the Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) certification exam and fill an in-demand health care role.