We offer both a traditional Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.) on-campus program for students who do not have a nursing degree or nursing license, as well as a 31-credit online R.N. to B.S.N. option for registered nurses who are graduates of an associate degree or diploma program in nursing and want to earn a B.S.N. degree.
Earning your B.S.N. at UND
Students are admitted to the on-campus program each fall and spring (application deadlines February 1 for fall admission and July 1 for spring admission).
B.S.N. On-Campus - Including Direct and Standard Admission
Online R.N.-B.S.N. students are admitted each fall (application deadline July 1).
The UND student nurses make me so excited about the profession. Makes me proud to be an alum!R.N., 1980 UND Grad
Overview & Outcomes
Graduates earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree and are eligible to sit for the NCLEX-RN® examination administered by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN). The curriculum prepares professional nurses to work in a variety of settings, building upon a foundation of liberal arts, sciences and nursing. Upon completion, B.S.N. graduates will be able to:
- Assume responsibility for leadership and management within health care systems that are influenced by health care policy, economics, and regulatory environments.
- Utilize theoretical and research evidence to inform practice and make clinical judgements in collaboration with other team members.
- Demonstrate competency in integrating innovations in patient care technology while maintaining the patient as the focus of care.
- Communicate and collaborate effectively while working with individuals, families, groups, populations and the health care team to improve health care outcomes.
- Demonstrate values consistent with the practice of professional nursing, including caring, honesty, civility, social justice, and respect for all persons.
- Demonstrate knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to provide safe, competent nursing care with diverse populations across the life span.