Prepare for care in the 21st century: Earn your
RN to BSN online

Compassionate, personalized care that integrates emerging technologies and evidence-based practice to improve patient outcomes. That's the University of Louisiana at Lafayette's approach to innovative nursing in the 21st century. Designed to build upon your clinical knowledge as a registered nurse, our 100% online RN to BSN program gives you the flexibility to continue working while you complete your degree in as few as 12 months.

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"I decided to go back because I wanted to do case management...and my family motivated me too. So the online program really fit my really did work out!"

Joelle Adair, UL Lafayette BSN graduate, Class of 2014


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At UL Lafayette, our goal is to provide you as an online student with the tools you need to be successful in your coursework and your future. If you're considering UL Lafayette, we encourage you to explore our FAQs. Current students can log into courses, access tech support or browse the UL Lafayette library.

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Nurses must see themselves as leaders.

Leadership — that involves working with others as full partners with mutual respect — is needed and has been associated with:

Improved Teamwork and patient outcomes
Cost Savings and a reduction in medical errors
Job Satisfaction and retention among nurses

Sources: IOM (Institute of Medicine). 2011. The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.

About the University of Louisiana at Lafayette

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is not an ordinary university. We are the second-largest university in Louisiana, with 18,000 students, and are among the nation's leaders in nursing. We are also among the top 180 universities in the United States in research and development expenditures. Eager to share what we're learning, we seek opportunities to use our knowledge for the benefit of the local and global community.

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Apply by July 25

The next application deadline will be here before you know it! Are you ready? We will be happy to walk you through the application process.

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We have a gift for bringing people together. That starts with removing financial barriers.

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is committed to providing a world-class education that derives value in terms of both cost-effectiveness and return on your investment. Not only is UL Lafayette the most affordable university in Louisiana and among the top 10 percent in affordability in the U.S., we also make every effort to remove financial barriers to your future by identifying scholarship opportunities.

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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Gail Poirrier

During her tenure as Dean of the College of Nursing and Allied Health Professionals at UL Lafayette, Dr. Poirrier has overseen its curriculum, course and clinical site development activities, faculty development and research initiatives.

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