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Nursing- Bachelor of Science

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Earn an accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing in as little as 36 months

Even if you can become a Registered Nurse (R.N.) without a bachelor’s degree, the job market tells us that BSN-trained nurses have broader, higher-paying career opportunities. The extra step is well worth it, and employers are looking.

Convenient schedules for working adults.

The BSN program is offered in a hybrid format, with the majority of courses offered online. Clinical experiences in phlebotomy, wound care, and CPR procedures (to name a few) are on campus in a real-world clinical setting.

Transfer credit policy

Our strong transfer credit policy assures adult learners can graduate faster and at a lower overall cost.

Nursing graduates are trained in:

  • Patient care
  • Nursing fundamentals
  • Pharmacology
  • Therapeutic treatment interventions
  • Medical/surgical and nursing
  • Leadership
  • Mental health nursing
  • Mother/baby and pediatric nursing
  • Licensure examination preparation

Average program length:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing – 120 semester hours

Job Growth

According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, job outlook for registered nurses is projected to grow by 19% from 2012 to 2022.* With about 2.7 million jobs in 2012.

Career Opportunities

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2012 Nurses were employed in the following places*:

  • 61% in Hospitals; state, local & private
  • 7% in Offices of Physicians
  • 6% in Home Healthcare Services
  • 7% in Nursing & Residential Care Facilities
  • The remainder worked mostly in social assistance agencies, government agencies and educational services.

 

* http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/registered-nurses.htm