Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

The year round Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program is designed to prepare graduates to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) and enter the professional field of nursing. Learning takes place in a variety of settings including; the classroom, simulation laboratory, and supervised clinical practice experiences to ensure students have a solid foundation for practice.

Curriculum

Coursework will cover six to eight semesters (depending on previous college work) and is a year round program. Students will be placed in a cohort-based program that will provide students a network of colleagues throughout the program. Courses are offered on-campus and clinical experiences take place with affiliated clinical partners. We ask that students dedicate their studies full-time to this program to ensure success.

Career Potential

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program is designed to prepare graduates to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) and to enter the nursing profession as a generalist in a variety of care settings, serving culturally diverse clients of all ages in an ever-changing, dynamic health care context. Students will be prepared for baccalaureate generalist practice where they will advocate for high quality health outcomes for the diverse populations they will serve.

The program will instill the value of ongoing professional education and life-long learning that will serve as the foundation for further academic progression towards graduate education and advanced roles. Students will gain an understanding of leadership, advocacy, collaboration, and evidence-based practice concepts that will allow them to impact patient outcomes positively.

Accreditation

This program is approved by the Minnesota Board of Nursing and is Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

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