- The Baccalaureate nursing training program at NDSU is a four-year course of study leading to a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree. Graduates meet the requirements to apply for the national licensing exam (NCLEX) to become a registered nurse (RN).
- The largest training program in the School of Nursing. This program comprises of one-year prerequisite courses and also three years of professional nursing courses. As an undergraduate in the professional courses, you are exposed to various clinical settings such as acute and also long-term care, pediatrics, public health, emergency room, critical care, labor and also delivery as well as mental health.
- The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education certifies the Baccalaureate degree in nursing at North Dakota State University.
About the school
- The North Dakota State University of Agriculture and Applied Sciences, more typically referred to as North Dakota State University (NDSU), is a public research institution that is situated on a 258-acre campus in Fargo, North Dakota, United States. The university was established as North Dakota Agricultural College in 1890 as the land-grant research school for the state of North Dakota.
Total estimated cost of attendance is approximate $23,160
Following are the minimum requirements for BSN Nursing Program. Minimum admission standards include:
To apply to the professional program, an application must be submitted online by APRIL 20th (for fall admission) or by SEPTEMBER 20th (for spring admission) with additional application materials submitted to the School of Nursing, located at the Stop-N-Go Center (1919 University Drive N). Enrollment in the nursing major is limited and competitive.
Eligibility for application requires:
- A minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.75 in college course work. Actual GPAs of admitted students are generally higher.
- Completion of the prerequisite courses with a grade of “C” or higher
- Eligibility for sophomore standing (completion of 27 or more credits)
- Submission of the completed application.
Students applying to the professional nursing program must:
- be admitted to North Dakota State University (for the term of program start)
- have official transcripts for all colleges attended on file with Registration and Records
- be a pre-nursing major
- complete the application to the professional program (separate from the NDSU application)
- complete an interview upon request
- complete application fee & background check
- provide any additional items as requested
These documents must be on file in the School of Nursing by APRIL 20th (for fall admission) or by SEPTEMBER 20th (for spring admission). The application will be available in mid-March and is submitted online to the School of Nursing.
Address: 1340 Administration Ave, Fargo, ND 58105, USA
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