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Hybrid accelerated (Post-Baccalaureate) BSN Program in Bismarck, ND

Become a Registered Nurse in Just Over a Year

Accelerate your path to a nursing degree in our high-quality program combining online and in-person courses, fully accredited by the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education.

  • Up to $26,000 in financial incentives*
  • Fall 2024 program admission is open now!
  • Small class sizes with instructors committed to your success
  • Build upon your current bachelor’s or graduate degree through the accelerated program
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Transition into nursing with the 14-month accelerated BSN program from NDSU

The NDSU Hybrid Accelerated (Post-Baccalaureate) BSN program will prepare you to become a highly-skilled, compassionate nurse, and assist in meeting nationwide healthcare workforce needs. The program includes in-person classes in Bismarck, ND, with some online classes available.

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Classes for qualified applicants begin in fall 2024, and tuition incentives are available.

Investing in your future: an accelerated nursing degree designed for your success

We are now accepting applications for Fall 2024 semester! Education incentives available to students who meet criteria to finance tuition in the NDSU Hybrid Accelerated (Post-Baccalaureate) BSN Nursing Program. Tuition and other approved education incentives are available from Sanford Health Medical Center – Bismarck.

BSN nursing program incentives

  • Fully accredited BSN program
  • Simulation, skill and health assessment labs
  • Small class sizes for personalized attention
  • Complete in 14 consecutive months

Sanford Health - Bismarck education incentives

  • $25,000 signing bonus* or
  • 2 incentive payments of $13,000
  • Direct hire track at Sanford Medical Center - Bismarck
*Acceptance into the NDSU Nursing at Sanford Health - Bismarck program provides no guarantee of qualification for the financial resources option from Sanford Health Medical Center - Bismarck. Students must apply directly to Sanford Health Medical Center - Bismarck and must meet eligibility criteria for the nursing education incentive financial resources program.

See what students and alumni love about our programs.

“This program is amazing. They’re to the point and give you everything you need not only academically, but also clinic-wise. They have prepared me to be the best nurse I can be.”

Honey Kosiak

Accelerated BSN Student

“The benefits I found at the Accelerated BSN program at NDSU include small class sizes, a fast program, and staff that want you to succeed.”

Caleb Foertsch

Accelerated BSN Student

“Teachers here know everyone by name and get to know everyone on a personal level.”

Christian Taylor

Accelerated BSN Student

“I chose NDSU Nursing in Bismarck because of the great staff and multiple opportunities to learn and achieve. I also like that it is located right next to Sanford Health for great clinical experience.”

Sydney Johnson

NDSU Nursing at Sanford Health Student

“The best thing about nursing faculty at NDSU at Sanford Health in Bismarck is their willingness to help us learn and give the time that is needed to ensure that we have the proper education to become great nurses.”

Mellisa Phillips

NDSU Nursing at Sanford Health Student

Mellisa Phillips

“The school is in a fun community, has fantastic professors, and great clinical experiences.”

Mason Borud

NDSU Nursing at Sanford Health Graduate

With huge financial incentives and career opportunities what are you waiting for?

Pursue your nursing degree with small class sizes and personal attention in our high-quality, nationally accredited program.