R.N.-BSN Fast Track

So you’ve earned your associate’s degree in nursing and passed the NCLEX. That isn’t the end of the road—it’s the on-ramp to your bigger, better career!

Joliet Junior College and the University of St. Francis R.N.-BSN Degree Completion bridge program provides students enrolled in the Associate of Applied Science program in nursing a seamless transfer and transition in completing the Bachelor of Science in Nursing. JJC and USF faculty members are committed to creating programming that complements coursework at both institutions. Most importantly, you will not repeat course content!

Bridge Benefits

  • All USF courses are offered in an eight-week, accelerated format.
  • You may have the opportunity to take two master’s nursing courses while completing your BSN.
  • Large tuition discounts for nurses in the bridge program.
  • The nursing program at JJC is fully accredited by NLNAC and USF is fully accredited by CCNE.
  • Once you are a registered nurse, you may work while pursuing your BSN degree at USF.

Get started!

  1. Contact the JJC Nursing Department at 815-280-2435 for an evaluation of placement in the R.N.-BSN Degree Completion bridge program with a nursing advisor.
  2. Contact USF’s Graduate and Adult Undergraduate Admissions staff at 815-740-6532 or click here for more contact information to begin the admissions process.