42 FOCUS ON EDUCATION | 2018 | www.advanceweb.com B usy nurses often find it most convenient to pursue the RN to BSN transition in an online format. Accordingly, many institu- tions of higher learning have built their curricula in a style more friendly to the virtual world rather than classroom-style education. With that in mind, here are the Top 20 RN to BSN online programs for 2018, according to Best College Reviews: 1. University of Oklahoma 2. Ohio State University 3. Pennsylvania State University–World Campus 4. University of Arkansas 5. Florida International University 6. Fort Hays State University 7. Sam Houston State University 8. University of Central Florida 9. California University of Pennsylvania 10. University of Nebraska 11. Brandman University 12. Arizona State University 13. University of North Carolina–Wilmington 14. University of North Florida 15. Northeastern State University 16. Pace University 17. Old Dominion University 18. Columbia College 19. University of Louisiana–Lafayette 20. State University of New York–Delhi Top 20 RN to BSN Online Programs Find out where your school ranks! By Rob Senior Best Schools for DNP Find out where to pursue your Doctorate in Nursing By Rob Senior W ith the doctorate degree becoming a new standard of pres- tige and expertise in the nursing profession, the question becomes which schools are best equipped to provide you with the necessary educational experience? Not surprisingly, you’ll find a number of ‘the usual suspects’ on the following list from U.S. News and World Report: 1. Duke University, Durham, NC 2. Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 3. University of Washington, Seattle 4. Rush University, Chicago 5. Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 6. Emory University, Atlanta 7. University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 8. UniversityofAlabama–Birmingham,Birmingham,AL 9. University of Maryland–Baltimore, Baltimore 10. Yale University, New Haven, CT 11. Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 12. University of Illinois–Chicago, Chicago 13. New York University (Meyers), New York City 14. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 15. University of Iowa, Iowa City 16. Rutgers University–Newark, Newark, NJ 17. University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 18. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 19. Columbia University, New York City 20. University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT TOP PROGRAMS  |  FOCUS ON EDUCATION