RN to BSN Completion Program

The FCSON RN to BSN Completion Program provides the associate degree or diploma-prepared registered nurse (RN) an opportunity to earn their Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree (BSN). The curriculum is designed to enhance and advance the student’s professional nursing career. The program will offer the approved education courses through a distance education format.

Benefits of this program allows flexibility by completing the program via distance education while maintaining a work-life balance. Students would not be required to take an NCLEX licensure exam at program completion.

The RN to BSN Completion Program can be completed in 16 months (68 weeks)

For any questions please contact Admissions at or call 614-781-1085

Felbry College has some great nursing programs to consider for prospective students looking into an advanced nursing education. For students with hopes and dreams of a successful and rewarding career in the field of nursing, explore our website to find out more about the potential programs available at Felbry.


Getting Started

When graduating with an Associate of Applied Science in Nursing, a student will receive an Associate Degree in Nursing. The program has two potential tracks:

  • Direct ADN, designed for students with no prior nursing experience or training
  • LPN-RN, designed for students with previous practical nursing training or licensure

A student who completes the Associate of Applied Science in Nursing program will be presented to the Board of Nursing. Graduates who get certified by the Ohio Board of Nursing will become eligible to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN).


Program Objectives

Any potential student who is interested in the Associate of Applied Science in Nursing Degree (ADN) will be expected to:

  • Adhere to legal and ethical principles and professional standards of practice
  • Use all knowledge to support clinical decision-making and provide a safe environment
  • Promote achievement of client outcomes
  • Provide care that supports safety of patients
  • Assist individuals in making necessary health care decisions including end-of-life directions that provide emotional, spiritual, and practical support
  • Provide effective communication when engaging with the client
  • Demonstrate leadership qualities while caring for multiple clients in a diverse setting

Be advised that minimum admission requirements include being 18 years of age or older, a completed application form, completed entrance test, proof of US residency, completed health care requirements, criminal record check, and character references.


LPN-RN Bridge Program

LPNs and graduates of approved and/or accredited LPN educational programs are eligible to be considered for admission to the ‘bridge’ program. Graduates from Felbry will be granted conditional admission to continue to the LPN-RN program prior to sitting the NCLEX-PN licensure examination.


Practical Nursing Diploma

Practical nurses are an asset to any healthcare team who function as members of a care team in terms of planning, implementing, and evaluating nursing care. Practical nurses engage in many tasks including helping clients to learn appropriate self-care and any signs and symptoms indicative of change along with medications, wound care, and prepping patients for operative procedures. Graduates of the program will:

  • Practice within legal and ethical boundaries
  • Apply knowledge of the sciences to work environment
  • Provide a safe, caring environment for patients
  • Demonstrate abilities to promote, maintain and restore health
  • Communicate effectively
  • Be able to work in a collaborative environment

The minimum requirements for students will include submission of a complete application, character references, background checks, physical examinations and more.


Felbry College is committed to helping students find the best fit program for their goals and needs. Contact us to find out more about our programs and how we can support your educational journey.

Felbry College School of Nursing is one of the best options for prospective students to select from when looking for the perfect educational experience. One of the best things about choosing Felbry College is that it’s more than a school, it is a community with a family of instructors committed to student success beginning to end and beyond. Learn more about the key benefits of choosing Felbry College for a nursing school education.



Individuals from various cultural backgrounds thrive at Felbry College due to the imparting of skills taught by world class faculty committed to student success. The knowledge needed on the job as well as softer skills such as demonstrating compassion and care for patients is part of the well-rounded experience of a Felbry College education. Every student will have the opportunity to be active in the community and benefits from a student-centered approach, focused on engagement and interaction in and out of the classroom. Felbry College helps nursing students become lifelong learners in the ever changing profession of nursing. Other benefits include:

  • Comprehensive programs that are challenging and build confidence in nursing skills
  • Faculty and administrative staff dedicated to success of every student
  • Provide support for underprivileged, under-served, and underrepresented populations of students
  • Dedicated to helping students who may have lost hope for a career in nursing find a home at Felbry College
  • Smaller class sizes
  • In person and online course offerings
  • World class city in which to study and do clinical experience if so desired

Thrive at Felbry

Students who pursue a nursing degree at Felbry College can request information over the phone or online. Programs are offered in person and online to suit student needs. Some of the following are also reasons why students thrive at Felbry College:

  • Accredited by Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools including ACICS program recognized by United States Department of Education and Council for Higher Education Accreditation
  • Students with a high school diploma or General Education Development Test (GED) are welcome to apply
  • Financial aid in various forms is offered through the Office of Financial Aid and through FAFSA
  • All classes currently offered on campus with small classes for individualized attention
  • Qualified instructors focused on their area of discipline to teach challenging curricula
  • VA benefits accepted


Felbry Family

Joining the Felbry family is not something students or the school take lightly. Every student who comes through Felbry College’s doors is going to have a unique, individualized experience and bring a wealth of knowledge to the table. Instructors provide lots of opportunity for one-on-one attention and keep an open door policy to discuss coursework and work-life balance issues with a demanding career ahead. Courses are made flexible to maximize opportunities for student growth and accelerator programs are a great way for some students to take on the challenge of fast tracking an education in a short period of time. Felbry College is not just a school, it is a community of students and faculty moving together to create change now and in the future.


Considering joining the Felbry College family?
Call us to find out how we can help you get started on the next step in your educational journey.

The Felbry College-School of Nursing is a place to enjoy community, learn real world skills, and experience a world class education. When deciding to join our program, Felbry commits to providing the best academic and social environments to support student success. Professionals who come from underprivileged, under-served and underrepresented populations will be provided the opportunity to thrive at Felbry.


More Than Education

A nursing degree from Felbry College means more than a piece of paper certifying your professional certification to get hired. From the moment students come into the classroom, staff and instructors are instrumental in teaching hard and soft skills such as clinical and business skills, professional and ethical standards, as well as resume writing and critical thinking, all of which are required in today’s job market. The School of Nursing is built around nurturing student goals and ambitions to be the best nurses in the world. Felbry College is not just a place to learn, it is a community that thrives on connection to community and remains dedicated to professionalism.


Meeting Goals

Some prospective students struggle to find the right place to study and lose hope of ever getting into a professional career. Discouragement in moving towards goals can be common for some people but Felbry College does not let that deter prospective students from coming to study. With a willingness to learn and build accountability to professional standards, any student can find success at Felbry College and in your later nursing career. Students are not just customers, every individual’s contribution is valued and the best educational experience is afforded to everyone equally.



Every individual is made up of many moving parts from physical to spiritual and psychological components. Health needs arise when the body is thrown off course for many different reasons, affecting quality of life, health, and overall wellness. This may, in turn, impact interactions with family, friends, and loved ones. Felbry College places a high value on teaching potential nurses to learn balance in work and life but also how to help patients achieve homeostasis in their lives as well. Helping patients return to a better quality of life is what Felbry College – School of Nursing’s philosophy is all about.


The Felbry Family

Students who graduate from Felbry College find it is more than an institution of higher learning; it’s a culture and way of life. Commitment to student success does not stop when someone leaves Felbry. Felbry Alumni Association provides assistance with transition from student to LPN or RN. Our alumni balance busy work schedules with family commitments and school until graduation. The Felbry College Alumni Association is the perfect way to stay connected with former classmates, instructors, and the wider community. Graduation is not the final hurdle for many graduates as career paths take many different forms and some students benefit from the networking opportunities and resources available to alumni as professional careers thrive and take off. Felbry College is committed to supporting students for the long haul with the Alumni Association, just one of many ways to stay connected to the Felbry family.


Felbry College provides students with resources and tools to be successful in their chosen careers.
Contact us to find out how we can support you in achieving the career of your dreams.