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Registered nurses (RNs) with an associate’s degree in nursing (ADN) can earn a bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) degree through an RN-to-BSN program. Thanks to a shorter time commitment than other pathways, RN-to-BSN programs are becoming increasingly popular with RNs wishing to advance their careers.

An introduction to RN-to-BSN programs
RN-to-BSN programs provide training in advanced patient care through a well-rounded curriculum, with courses such as nursing theory and healthcare informatics. Practice and internships at local hospitals, clinics, and labs are also part of the program. Most RNs can complete the RN-to-BSN curriculum in as few as 18 months.

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Career outlook for RN-to-BSN graduates
Registered nurses with a BSN degree have an extremely favorable career outlook. In New Mexico, registered nurses earn around $64,000 per year, but BSN-holders often earn top-quartile pay of $74,000 and above. A BSN degree is also required for many higher-paying administrative positions, including head nurse and department chief.

Top RN-to-BSN programs in New Mexico
New Mexico has a plethora of high-quality RN-to-BSN programs at established universities. These include University of New Mexico at Albuquerque, New Mexico Highlands University, and Northern New Mexico College. A number of New Mexico’s nursing schools provide the RN-to-BSN program as an online, on-campus, or hybrid offering.

Advance your nursing career by perusing our list below of New Mexico’s best RN-to-BSN programs.

Featured Schools

Albuquerque

National American University - Albuquerque West
10131 Coors Boulevard NW, Suite I-01 | Albuquerque, New Mexico 87114
  • RN-to-BSN Degree Completion
University of New Mexico
1700 Lomas Boulevard NE | Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106
  • RN-to-BSN Degree Completion
School Address Programs offered
National American University - Albuquerque West 10131 Coors Boulevard NW, Suite I-01
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87114
  • RN-to-BSN Degree Completion
University of New Mexico 1700 Lomas Boulevard NE
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106
  • RN-to-BSN Degree Completion

Other New Mexico cities

Eastern New Mexico University
1500 South Avenue K | Portales, New Mexico 88130
  • RN-to-BSN Degree Completion
New Mexico Highlands University
1005 Diamond Street | Las Vegas, New Mexico 87701
  • RN-to-BSN Degree Completion
New Mexico State University
2850 Weddell Street | Las Cruces, New Mexico 88003
  • Accelerated Second Degree BSN
  • RN-to-BSN Degree Completion
Northern New Mexico College
921 Paseo de Onate | Espanola, New Mexico 87532
  • RN-to-BSN Degree Completion
San Juan College
4601 College Boulevard | Farmington, New Mexico 87402
  • RN-to-BSN Degree Completion
Western New Mexico University
1000 West College Avenue | Silver City, New Mexico 88061
  • RN-to-BSN Degree Completion
School Address Programs offered
Eastern New Mexico University 1500 South Avenue K
Portales, New Mexico 88130
  • RN-to-BSN Degree Completion
New Mexico Highlands University 1005 Diamond Street
Las Vegas, New Mexico 87701
  • RN-to-BSN Degree Completion
New Mexico State University 2850 Weddell Street
Las Cruces, New Mexico 88003
  • Accelerated Second Degree BSN
  • RN-to-BSN Degree Completion
Northern New Mexico College 921 Paseo de Onate
Espanola, New Mexico 87532
  • RN-to-BSN Degree Completion
San Juan College 4601 College Boulevard
Farmington, New Mexico 87402
  • RN-to-BSN Degree Completion
Western New Mexico University 1000 West College Avenue
Silver City, New Mexico 88061
  • RN-to-BSN Degree Completion