BSN Track Overview
The Baccalaureate nursing program is a four year course of study leading to a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree. Graduates are eligible to apply for the national licensing examination (NCLEX) to become a registered nurse (RN).
The largest program in the Nursing Department. This program consists of one year prerequisite courses and three years of professional nursing courses. As a student in the professional courses, you are exposed to a variety of clinical settings such as acute and long term care, pediatrics, public health, emergency room, critical care, labor and delivery as well as mental health.
The baccalaureate degree in nursing at North Dakota State University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation