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Colorado Mesa University's Bachelor of Science in Nursing program provides a foundation for excellence in professional nursing practice. It is designed to prepare graduates to meet state licensure requirements and practice as a professional nurse, pursue graduate education or assume leadership roles. This nursing program provides educational experiences to prepare a professional nurse generalist to practice in a variety of healthcare settings.

The nursing program integrates nursing theory, practice and science with a broad liberal arts education. It prepares a highly competent professional with the education necessary to meet the increasing need for quality healthcare in society today.

This nursing program is designed for students with no previous nursing license. The BSN program prepares students to sit for the NCLEX exam to be licensed as a registered nurse (RN). Students enter their career field with over 900 hours of experience in a variety of healthcare settings.

Academic Requirements for Bachelor of Science in Nursing in BSN (Traditional)

Graduates of this nursing program are employed locally, state-wide, nationally and internationally. Registered Nurses (RNs) have endless opportunities for employment, including in hospitals, long-term care facilities, home health settings, community health agencies, schools, clinics and mental health facilities.

Employers have reported that graduates of the program are some of the best prepared in the state.

A BSN degree prepares nurses to pursue graduate education.

College to Career

Having the opportunity to work over 1,000 clinical hours in multiple specialties prepared Emilia Ludwig for her position as a cardiac unit nurse.

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Program Accreditation

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master's degree program in nursing and Doctor of Nursing Practice program at Colorado Mesa University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

Learning Outcomes

Student learning outcomes