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School of Nursing

As a Nevada State University School of Nursing graduate, you will be well-prepared to meet Southern Nevada’s need for qualified nursing professionals in a healthcare career, and be trusted in your holistic practice.

Overview

 

The Nevada State University School of Nursing fosters excellence in healthcare by providing innovative and evidence-based education. Our focus on caring and competence leads to improved health, safety, and cultural awareness for all participants within the communities served.

With the intentional structuring of the curricula in the caring science based upon the work of nurse theorist Dr. Jean Watson, our faculty are here to support you on your journey to academic and professional success, and inspire you to be compassionate as you provide nursing care to patients and their families.

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Nevada State College is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).

Degree Pathways

 

Pre-Licensure BSN Program - Full Time Track

The pre-licensure bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) degree tracks are for students who do not already have an associates degree in nursing and/or who are not already a practicing registered nurse. During the application process, students may apply for either a full- or part-time track in pursuit of a BSN. The full-time track is for students who prefer to continue in the academic setting at a full-time pace which is >12 credits per semester. Degree completion in the full-time track can typically be achieved in 5 semesters, including summers.

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Pre-Licensure BSN Program - Part-Time Track

The pre-licensure bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) degree tracks are for students who do not already have an associates degree in nursing and/or who are not already a practicing registered nurse. During the application process, students may apply for either a full- or part-time track in pursuit of a BSN. The part-time track is for students who prefer to take courses at a part-time rate, typically 6-9 credits per semester where classes are offered primarily on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. Degree completion in the part-time track can typically be achieved in 10 semesters, including summers.

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Post-Licensure BSN Program - RN to BSN Online Track

The post-licensure bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) degree track is for students who have earned an associate degree in nursing; who hold an unencumbered Registered Nurse (RN) license; or who are recent graduates from an ADN program and are able to obtain an RN license within 7 weeks of acceptance into the program.

The innovative curriculum, infused with applications of the Caring Sciences, is offered in a 100% online format and includes both indirect and practice experiences.

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Program Admission

 

Fall 2024

Pre-licensure BSN Admission Application is now Open!

The School of Nursing will be offering both full-time and part-time admissions to the pre-licensure BSN program for Fall 2024. To begin your admissions application, please go to FA24 Pre-licensure BSN Application Instructions to start the application process. You will find the link to begin the admissions application in the application instructions. Please read all instructions carefully before beginning your application.

The Pre-licensure BSN Admissions Application will close promptly at 5:00pm on Friday, June 7, 2024. Application workshops will be provided on Wednesdy, May 15th at 12:00pm and on Monday, May 20th at 4:00pm. If you are applying for Fall 2024 admissions cycle, be sure to attend one of these sessions by clicking on the appropriate Zoom link which can be found in the application instructions.

Admissions offers will be sent through NSU student email on July 5th. If offered admissions for Fall 2024, starting on Monday, August 26th, acceptance requires attendance at two in-person orientations. Day 1 Orientation will be held on Friday, July 26th and Day 2 Orientation, Prepare for Success Day, will be held on Friday, August 23rd. If applying to Fall 2024 admission, please hold these two dates available as attendance is mandatory.

Thank you for your interest in the Nevada State University School of Nursing

The SON Pre-licensure BSN Admissions Committee

Resources

 

General Licensure Information (34 CFR 668.43)

NCLEX Pass Rates

Post-Licensure (RN to BSN) BSN Handbook 2023-24

Book an Appointment with an RN to BSN Advisor

Nevada State Board of Nursing RN Licensure Information

Nevada State Board of Nursing

Nevada State Student Nursing Association

Nursing Student Success Center

Pre-Professional Nursing at Nevada State

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Contact Information

Main Phone: 702.992.2850
Email: nursing@nsc.edu

Office Location

Kasner Academic Building
1300 Nevada State Drive
Henderson, NV 89002

Office Hours

Staff Availability:
Mon‐Fri, 8‐5 PM
Faculty Availability: By arrangement
Closed all major holidays