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BS in Nursing (BSN)

  • Minnesota State University Moorhead’s nursing program meets the region’s high demand for nursing professionals. We offer an on campus Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) pending Minnesota Board of Nursing approval beginning Fall 2020. Frequently asked questions about MSUM’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

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  • Benefits of a BS in Nursing Degree at MSUM
    Committed faculty
    MSUM Nursing faculty are doctorally prepared, specialty credentialed, and experienced nurse educators. They are accessible and accommodating and will work with you to ensure you receive the best education possible to advance your nursing practice.
    Rapid progression in 8 semesters
    MSUM’s BS in Nursing is designed as an 8-semester program. After completing Semester 1 and 2 prerequisite courses and upon acceptance into the nursing program, Semester 3 nursing courses start and you’ll continue with nursing courses in the subsequent Fall, Spring and Summer semesters through Semester 8.
    History of educating nurses
    For more than 40 years, MSUM has been educating future nurses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. MSUM is recognized as one of the most affordable, high-quality, and long-standing programs in the country, and often receives accolades as a best nursing program by Nursing Degrees.
    Robust clinical opportunities
    Fargo-Moorhead is an epicenter of high-quality, integrated health systems that serve the region with outstanding patient care. MSUM enjoys excellent, long-term relationships with all of our community partners.
    Minnesota Alliance for Nursing Education (MANE) partnership
    MSUM is a proud member of the Minnesota Alliance for Nursing Education (MANE), which promotes concept-based experience to support student learning. As you progress through the holistic nursing curriculum, you will draw from a base of knowledge and apply your practice to specific patient, family, community or population needs.
    Holistic nursing practice
    MSUM’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing program integrates holistic nursing principles throughout the entire nursing curriculum. Holistic nurses nurture wholeness, peace and healing by valuing each person’s physical, mental, emotional, spiritual and environmental strengths and challenges, and honoring each person’s values, health beliefs and health experience (American Holistic Nurses Association [AHNA], 2019). MSUM will seek endorsement from the AHNA.
    Learning Opportunities Beyond the Classroom

    Learning opportunities within the Nursing program include experiential learning, academic recognition, and international study experiences.

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  • Careers & Outcomes
    Outstanding employment, excellent salaries and job flexibility are the hallmarks of a BS in Nursing degree from MSU Moorhead.
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