Browse local RN to BSN programs offered at Maine nursing schools

Complete your Bachelor's degree in Nursing and advance your career

Nursing is one of the fastest growing professions in America. The need for nurses is doubling at a fast rate. Nursing is a rewarding career that will allow you to give back to others, change lives and contribute to making your community a stronger and healthier place. Maine offers its registered nurses many opportunities to achieve their Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing degree.

Most RNs seeking their BSN degree choose to complete their BSN after receiving an Associate of Nursing Degree first. RNs who start their careers with a 2-year ADN program have many options to transition from an Associate’s degree to a Bachelor degree. There are several accelerated RN to BSN programs in Maine. These programs allow an RN to obtain their BSN degree in a shorter period of time, usually in 1 – 1.5 years. The University of Southern Main and The University of Maine at Fort Kent both offer accelerated RN to BSN Programs.

Most colleges offering an RN to BSN program require about 120 course hours to meet the state requirements for a BSN degree. Some programs are flexible, allowing their RN’s to work while seeking their BSN degree. Some programs offer online courses to make it easier for working nurses to complete their coursework. Classes that are included in most RN to BSN program curriculums are Leadership and/or Management, Complete Health Assessment, Clinical Specialty courses designed to help students choose a specialty career path, Cultural Studies, Additional credits in Psychology, Biology, Anatomy and Physiology, Philosophy and Sociology.

Each program will vary in required coursework, but the topics mentioned are generally included in most programs. In addition to the coursework listed above, students will also be required to complete some amount of clinical training as directed by the program and state guidelines. There are several reasons to pursue an RN to BSN degree program, such as personal career goals, advancement in your current RN position, higher pay, more responsibilities and career advancement opportunities.

Maine RN to BSN Schools

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  • BS in Nursing (RN to BSN)

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With over 80 years of academic achievements, Jacksonville University is a traditional, longstanding institution consistently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of America's best colleges.


  • RN to BSN (licensed RNs only)
  • RN to MSN in Clinical Nurse Educator
  • RN to MSN in Leadership in Healthcare Systems
  • And more...

Abilene Christian University is a national leader in Christian higher education and a place where students, faculty, staff and alumni make a real difference in the world.


  • Doctor of Nursing Practice - Advanced Practice Nurse
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice - Executive Nursing Leadership

At Kaplan University, we offer over 180 degree and certificate programs. With three different ways to learn, you can choose the format that works best for you:

  • Study wherever you have an Internet connection, because almost all of our courses are 100% online, or
  • Take campus-based classes(with day and evening options available), or
  • Combine campus learning with online classes (blended).


  • Accelerated MS in Nursing
  • MSN - Adult - Gerontology Practitioner
  • Master of Science - DNP Path (Doctor of Nursing Practice)
  • And more...
Locations: Lewiston

Designed with the needs of working adult students in mind, South University, Online Programs is built on the similar curriculum offered at South University's campus locations. As a student at South University, Online Programs you will receive the same quality instruction, variety of learning options and level of service found at the campus locations.


  • Specialization in Nursing Informatics (RN to MSN)
  • Specialization in Nurse Administrator (RN-MSN)
  • Specialization in Nurse Educator (RN to MSN)
  • And more...

Earn your graduate degree online with Northcentral University.  We offer online programs focused on doctoral and master’s degrees in the schools of business and technology management, education, psychology and marriage and family sciences.



  • Doctor of Education - Nursing Education
Pursue your education at Ohio Christian University. Take classes online or on campus. Pursue your degree to help you start the career you want. Learn more now.


  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

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One-on-one tutoring, pre-interview coaching, job search assistance, alumni services-they’re all included in Ultimate Medical Academy’s competitively priced tuition. As a nationally accredited school, we provide quality career training online and at our campus in Clearwater, Florida. Let’s talk about your needs, your career goals and how UMA can help you succeed.


  • A.S. - Health & Human Services

UNE Online, through the College of Graduate and Professional Studies, strives to enhance, expand and enrich learning opportunities in online programs. The UNE Online staff is highly invested in the success of each enrolled student from application to graduation and beyond.


  • Graduate Certificate in Education in Curriculum & Instruction Strategies

You’re serious about success. With your busy schedule and the desire to move your career forward, you can earn an accredited associate, bachelors or master’s degree at a pace that works for you anywhere, anytime, 24/7.

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  • Master's – Healthcare Management
  • Bachelor's (BBA) - Healthcare Management

List of RN to BSN Programs in Maine (ME)

Saint Joseph’s College of Maine
University of Maine – Fort Kent
University of Maine
University of New England
University of Southern Maine

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There are many accredited RN to BSN programs available in an online format. Distance learning can be a convenient way to complete your degree while continuing to work at the same time.

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Kaplan University Online
Chamberlain College of Nursing
Walden University Online
Western Governors University
Grand Canyon University

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