What You'll Study
The BSN program provides students the knowledge, skills, and abilities to function
effectively in all areas of nursing practice through quality instruction and clinical
experiences. Clinical experiences encompass not only acute care settings, but also
community and home care, ambulatory care, and primary care settings. The program provides
students the opportunity to apply didactic knowledge in a variety of hands-on and
simulated clinical settings, and lays the groundwork for continuing one’s professional
education at the graduate level.
Course List | Track Sheet | Prerequisites & Deadlines
Nurses can be directly involved in patient care and case management, or seek health
care leadership roles by pursuing graduate degrees in nursing.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects nearly 195,000 average annual openings
for registered nurses between 2020 and 2030, with employment projected to grow 9%. In 2020, the median age of a registered nurse was 52, with one-fifth saying they
planned to retire within five years, a trend that was accelerated by the pandemic.