Overview of Program

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Baccalaureate nursing education has as its goal the education of professional nurses who have a broad knowledge of nursing, the physical and behavioral sciences, and the humanities. Graduates provide leadership in nursing and collaborate with other professionals in the health care system. The graduate assumes responsibility for competent nursing practice and continued professional development while demonstrating commitment to the profession. In order to prepare generalists in nursing for beginning-level professional practice, learning experiences are designed to foster the development of critical thinking and analytical reasoning skills, decision-making abilities, and competent nursing practice. Baccalaureate degree completion courses are available at various distance education sites.