Area of Study
Nursing – RN to BSN
The RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program is designed for the working registered nurse who has already earned an associate degree or diploma. This online program features 7-week courses with flexible starts that can be completed in three to five semesters, while also being the most affordable RN to BSN option in the region!

Proudly serving students from our partner colleges!

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PROGRAM FEATURES

Online
Work on your time
7-week courses
Flexible starts
Minimal practicum hours
Complete in 3 to 5 semesters (depending on general education coursework completion)
Highly-qualified faculty dedicated to seeing students succeed

Benefits of Getting Your RN to BSN

  • Advance your role to better serve your patients
  • Promotion and job opportunities
  • Many employers offer tuition reimbursement
  • Increased salary

RN to BSN Program Mission

The mission of the RN to BSN program is to embrace diversity and provide a quality, accessible, enriching educational experience that allows the student to continue lifelong learning utilizing evidence-based practice in the profession of nursing.

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The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Morgan Community College is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).

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Most Affordable RN to BSN Option in the Region!

All students receive an institutional scholarship!

Thanks to a generous endowment from the Williams Family Foundation!

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$200 per credit hour vs. $470 for other RN to BSN programs! *

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Save up to $15,000 compared to other regional RN to BSN programs! *

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$6,100 total cost for NUR coursework and your employer may cover it! **

* In-state tuition, after applying the Colorado Opportunity Fund stipend (COF) and MCC Scholarship.

**Based on 2021-2022 costs. Subject to change.

The program assists nurses to developing a greater understanding of nursing and healthcare
“EMCH has received great benefit from the RN to BSN program. We have had four nurses that completed their BSN through this program. Two of the nurses assumed a leadership position and one...
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Linda Roan, MSN, RN
CNO, East Morgan County Hospital
“EMCH has received great benefit from the RN to BSN program. We have had four nurses that completed their BSN through this program. Two of the nurses assumed a leadership position and one of the RNs would not have been able assume the leadership position without the BSN.  In addition, the program assists nurses to develop a greater understanding of nursing and healthcare, which is of great benefit to nurses in any position within the profession. I would highly encourage any nurse to attend this program!"
The program assists nurses to developing a greater understanding of nursing and healthcare
Linda Roan, MSN, RN
CNO, East Morgan County Hospital
BSN helps nurses improve patient outcomes
“Otero College is a strong supporter of higher education and encourages everyone to pursue their educational goals. We at the Otero College Nursing Program are proud to partner with Morgan Community College in our...
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Melissa Root
Director of Nursing & Allied Health, Otero College
“Otero College is a strong supporter of higher education and encourages everyone to pursue their educational goals. We at the Otero College Nursing Program are proud to partner with Morgan Community College in our quest to provide quality education to nurses so that they may expand their career opportunities, increase their earning potential, and most importantly, improve patient outcomes.”
BSN helps nurses improve patient outcomes
Melissa Root
Director of Nursing & Allied Health, Otero College
The affordability of the program was paramount in my decision
“I was hesitant to continue my nursing education after completing the rigorous ADN program, yet I am glad that I continued while I was still in study mode. My familiarity with MCC staff...
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James Carwin
MCC BSN Graduate
“I was hesitant to continue my nursing education after completing the rigorous ADN program, yet I am glad that I continued while I was still in study mode. My familiarity with MCC staff, the close proximity of the college, and the affordability of the program were paramount in my decision to choose MCC.”
The affordability of the program was paramount in my decision
James Carwin
MCC BSN Graduate
I felt totally comfortable going back for my Bachelor's with MCC
“I had such a great experience at MCC when I got my Associate’s degree, and I felt totally comfortable going back for my Bachelor’s with MCC. It seemed like perfect timing for me...
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Erin Duckworth
MCC BSN Graduate
“I had such a great experience at MCC when I got my Associate’s degree, and I felt totally comfortable going back for my Bachelor’s with MCC. It seemed like perfect timing for me, and the fact that the program was right here in my town with a school I am familiar with gave me the comfort and confidence to go back to school.”
I felt totally comfortable going back for my Bachelor's with MCC
Erin Duckworth
MCC BSN Graduate
Obtaining a BSN opens doors for a RN
“Obtaining a BSN opens doors for a RN. Having the opportunity to do this program in such a cost effective manner while obtaining quality instruction is such a win for our graduates.”
Julie Brower
Director of Nursing, Northeastern Junior College
“Obtaining a BSN opens doors for a RN. Having the opportunity to do this program in such a cost effective manner while obtaining quality instruction is such a win for our graduates.”
Obtaining a BSN opens doors for a RN
Julie Brower
Director of Nursing, Northeastern Junior College

Have questions or ready to get started?

Part-time options and flexible starts are available. Contact us to develop a personalized academic plan!

Shelli Crandall

Shelli Crandall

Student Success Advisor for Health Occupations

Phone: (970) 542-3164
Email: bsn-advising@morgancc.edu
Office: Cottonwood 136

Apply to the RN to BSN Program

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Timeline: Open Admission

Eligibility Criteria: See RN to BSN Handbook

Disqualifying Offenses: See CCCS Healthcare Programs Disqualifying Criminal Offences

Criteria for selection (competitive, point-based):

  • Cumulative Grade Point Average for RN nursing course work (see handbook)
  • Residence in MCC, NJC, LCC, CNCC or OC service area for minimum of 6 months
  • Graduate of MCC, NJC, LCC, CNCC or OC AAS nursing program
  • Previously qualified applicant not admitted

STEP 1:
Apply to MCC

If you are new to MCC you need to create an account. If you previously attended MCC you should be able to use your previous login information.

  1. Sign in to the application (view screenshot)
  2. Click “Create New Application” in the “My Applications” section (view screenshot).

STEP 2:
Complete Application

Follow the steps to start an application. Under the ACADEMIC PLANS section, choose the following (view screenshot):

  1. Identify the semester you wish to start.
  2. What is your current goal for community college – Select “Earn a degree to enter the workforce”
  3. Select a degree or certificate – Select “Bachelor of Science in Nursing”.
  4. What campus do you want to attend – Select “MCC Online Campus”.

STEP 3:
Supplemental Items

Log back into your account and select “Complete the required supplemental items” (view screenshot).

  1. Upload a copy of your nursing license.
  2. Upload all of your unofficial transcripts.
  3. Request an official transcript to be sent from your previous schools to the MCC Registrar Office.

View the catalog for courses and program requirements.

RN to BSN Student Information & Outcomes

Program Outcomes

By the end of the program, the students will achieve the following:

  1. >70% of the students will complete their program within 100% of the projected program length each academic year.
  2. >80% of graduates will rate average or above average 9 months after graduation for their preparation to carry out the role of the Baccalaureate Nurse on their graduate/alumni survey.
  3. > 80% of graduates surveyed will have employment as an RN within nine months of graduation.

RN to BSN Program Outcome Data

Program Student Learning Outcomes (PSLO)

The five program student learning outcomes are:

Quality Care

Interpret research to employ best practice and use data to monitor the outcomes of care processes. Propose an evaluation process to continuously improve the quality and safety of health care systems and deliver quality care to individuals, and diverse populations.

Professionalism

Formulate a plan that demonstrates an enhanced commitment to professionalism embracing excellence, caring, legal and ethical practice, civility, accountability, and professional development.

Communication

Evaluate communication and collaboration with colleagues, interprofessional groups and members of the community to promote health, safety, and well-being across the lifespan and across the continuum of healthcare environment.

Leadership

Evaluate the contribution of leadership, quality improvement principles, and impact of organizational systems in transforming, managing, and coordinating safe, quality, cost effective, person-centered care.

Critical Thinking/Clinical Reasoning

Integrate a systematic process of critical inquiry with nursing science, natural and behavioral sciences, arts and humanities to make evidence-based practice decisions to improve the care of individuals, families, populations, and communities.