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Health Careers for BSU Students Community Guide: Nursing School

Resources on Health Careers suitable for BSU students of all majors to pursue

Options for Nursing

1. Accelerated Programs and Schools:

2. Direct entry into a Master's level nursing (MSN) program

3. Direct entry into a Doctor of Nurse Practice (DNP) Program 

See where you are through a self assessment form

Academic Planning

General Course Work*:
*Below are common course requirements but can vary between schools. Make sure to check for individual school requirements. 

  • One to Two Semesters of Biology with lab - BIOL 100 or BIOL 121 fulfill a semester
  • CHEM 131 and CHEM 132 or CHEM 141 and CHEM 142
  • BIOL 251 and BIOL 252
  • BIOL 302 or BIOL 395
  • BIOL 297, PSYC 201, ECON 210, or MATH 110
  • NUTR 210
  • PSYC 336

Standardized Exams

Check with individual schools about which of the three exams is required