Bachelor of Science in Nursing

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The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program at the University of Minnesota will prepare you for a rewarding career in nursing and provide you with a strong foundation for a wide range of professional nursing opportunities. Graduates are well-prepared to enter the nursing field or pursue graduate education leading to careers in teaching, research or advanced practice nursing. The program is located both in the Twin Cities and Rochester. Students who transfer into the BSN program will be located in Rochester. Students who begin as part of the Freshman Nursing Guarantee program will continue on the Twin Cities campus.

A Bachelor of Science Nursing Degree
Graduates of the BSN program are qualified to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) and earn certification as public health nurses. Nursing is a dynamic profession that has changed dramatically in recent years. Employers increasingly seek to hire graduates of four-year programs for their Registered Nurse positions.


The bachelors of science in nursing program at the University of Minnesota is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530,. Washington, DC 20036, 202-887-6791.

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