Take the Nursing Journey

The CNA to BSN Journey

The CNA to Nursing Pathway helps Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) transition into Registered Nurses (RNs). As a CNA, you’ve already gained critical experience needed to become a registered nurse. This puts you in an ideal position to continue your training and further your career.

Earning Potential

Here’s a look at how taking the time to earn your BSN degree will pay off in the long run:

Job Growth

BSN-trained nurses typically receive higher salaries, management positions, and job opportunities. The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) has found that 86.3% of employers now require or strongly prefer nurses with a bachelor’s degree. Take a look at how earning your BSN can benefit your career path and job outlook below:

Growth Projections 2016 through 2026*

Nursing Job Growth Projections

Annual Job Openings

Annual Nursing Job Openings

Employment Opportunities

BSN-trained nurses have more job opportunities, and can receive different job placements than CNAs and LPN/LVNs. Take a look at the jobs that are available to each tier of nursing certification.

BSN-trained nurses also have the ability to work in nursing specialties such as:

  • Nurse Manager
  • Nursing Director
  • Nurse Educator
  • Clinical Research Nurse
  • Case Management Nurse
  • Hospice Nurse
  • Burn Care Nurse
  • Orthopedic Nurse
  • Psychiatric Nurse

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program at Provo College

At Provo College, we offer an accelerated BSN program that will prepare you for the NCLEX-RN licensure exam. Not only will you gain invaluable skills, but you’ll benefit from the convenience of completing 80% of our program online. Our flexible schedules provide an alternative solution for students who work full-time, or who may have a family. With the BSN program at Provo College, you can earn your degree in as little as 36 months.

There are many benefits to the BSN Program at Provo College, including:

  • No Waitlist to get in
  • 80% online
  • Transfer credit policy
  • No prerequisite courses required
  • CCNE accredited
  • Graduate in as little as 36 months
  • Exam passing assistance

Click Here to learn even more about the BSN program at Provo College


The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Provo College is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (

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