Idaho Falls BSN Program

Earn your BSN degree in Idaho Falls, ID

About the Hybrid-Online BSN Program at Idaho Falls

Earn your nursing bachelor’s degree while working full-time.

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program in Idaho Falls, ID, offers an excellent opportunity for parents or busy adults who dream of advancing their careers in healthcare.

Through our hybrid-online BSN program, nursing students at Idaho Falls can complete 80% of their coursework from the comfort of their homes. The first year of the BSN program can be completed entirely online, after which you’ll be on campus once a week for the remainder of your studies. While on campus, you will learn from experienced instructors and gain hands-on experience at our cutting-edge facilities.

From our smaller class sizes to our custom-tailored virtual classroom, the Idaho Falls BSN program was designed to provide each of our students with an enriching learning experience.

What you’ll learn

The Idaho Falls BSN program will equip you with the necessary knowledge and skills to earn your bachelor’s degree in nursing and pass the NCLEX-RN exam. Once you complete your BSN degree and certification requirements, you’ll be set for a successful career as a Registered Nurse.

At Idaho Falls, you’ll learn how to:

  • Apply evidence-based medical knowledge to shape your nursing practice and meet the healthcare needs of your future patients.
  • Design and implement individualized care and treatment plans for patients experiencing common, well-defined health problems.
  • Provide individualized nursing care based on a patient’s developmental stage.
  • Adhere to the ethical, legal, regulatory, and professional standards for nursing.
  • Perform as a member of an interdisciplinary healthcare team.
  • Develop critical thinking and crisis resolution skills during emergencies.

Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing Admissions Requirements for the Idaho Falls campus

If you think our program might be right for you, please review the steps that must be taken to enroll at the Idaho Falls Campus:

1 Meet for career planning

2 Complete admissions

3 Send proof of high school
education or equivalent

4 Take the assessment

5 Fill out the admissions

6 Complete the enrollment

BSN Program with a Career-Driven Curriculum

In addition to passing the NCLEX-RN exam and advancing your career as a registered nurse (RN), you will gain invaluable career skills throughout the BSN program.

BSN graduates from Idaho Falls are trained in the following areas:

  • Patient care
  • Nursing fundamentals
  • Leadership
  • Pharmacology
  • Therapeutic treatment interventions
  • Licensure examination preparation

My favorite part of Eagle Gate College was their flexible online and on campus schedule. And the clinicals were awesome! - Megan P., 2019 Graduate

The Idaho Falls Campus

The Idaho Falls campus is conveniently located two miles east of downtown Idaho Falls. The Grand Teton Mall is located just a few minutes down the road, where you can enjoy several shops and eateries.

Best of all, Idaho Falls is also home to some of the top medical centers in the country, including Mountain View Hospital, Eastern Idaho Regional Hospital, and Idaho Falls Community Hospital. Our proximity to so many leading medical institutions benefits our students by providing them several employment options upon graduation.

Hybrid-Online Format

As mentioned earlier, the BSN program is offered in a hybrid-online format, and Idaho Falls BSN students can complete their entire first year of the program online. The hybrid-online BSN program is designed to better serve our students and their busy schedules. Our online curriculum is no different from that of a traditional classroom setting, and you can still meet with your instructors at any point throughout the semester.

Simulation Labs

After completing your first year of the BSN program online, you’ll have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience working in our nursing simulation labs. These state-of-the-art labs enable our BSN students to apply their knowledge and skills to practical simulations in order to prepare for real-life clinical settings.

I chose Eagle Gate College because of the small class sizes, I got a lot of personal attention. I also made so many friends in my program and consider them my family! - Meghan W., 2019 Graduate

Campus Location

Our campus in Idaho Falls, ID, is located off exit 116 (Cole Road) from the I-15, heading north. Downtown Idaho Falls is only a two-mile drive east of campus. Aside from the historic downtown area, students can visit several other awesome attractions Idaho Falls, including the Museum of Idaho and the Art Museum of Eastern Idaho.

Idaho Falls Campus
Phone: (208) 285-4302
1592 E. 17th St.
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83404

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Commonly Asked Questions

In general, a BSN degree holder receives a higher salary than an RN with a nursing diploma or associates degree. According to, the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) reported the average salary of an RN was $66,620, while the average salary for BSN-equipped RNs was $75,484.

The first year of the BSN program at Idaho Falls is 100% online. During the second and third years of the program, you can expect to be on campus once or twice a week for three to four hours. Clinical rotations, which begin during your second year, are typically once a week and vary between weekdays and weekends.

Idaho Falls BSN students are on campus one to two days per week.

At Eagle Gate College, nursing students can earn an accelerated BSN degree in as little as 36 months.

Public transportation is located on St. Clair Rd. on the west side of campus.

Yes, there is plenty of free parking available for students.