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Bachelor of Science in Nursing

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing is designed for the Day nursing major who wishes to achieve a baccalaureate in nursing to provide not only clinical care but leadership in the profession of nursing. Courses teach basic medical surgical nursing as well as various specialties and community care. Complex clinical reasoning, decision-making and collaborative skills are developed that contribute to patient safety and quality processes while providing a framework for evidence-based practice. This degree program prepares the nursing student to assume roles in professional nursing from basic care to advanced roles in nursing management, client care and education. This degree will prepare the student for higher degrees in nursing. A total of 120 credits are required to complete the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. At the completion of the program, the student will be eligible to take the National Council of State Boards of Nursing Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN).

Department

Nursing Department

Degree requirements

The Columbia College Catalog outlines the courses you will need to take to complete your degree program. This includes required courses in your major and general education requirements, as well as elective classes you will select.

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Locations

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree is available and is approved at the following locations. Some locations may require a combination of in-seat and online coursework. Select one to view the tuition rate.

Please note this degree program may not be able to be completed fully in-seat. A combination of in-seat and online coursework may be required.

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