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Nursing Science

Chairperson:  Jane Bagley
Address: 213 Brown Hall
Phone: 320.308.1749
Email: Contact Department for information

BS in Nursing (98 credits) View Details

Admission Requirements


  • A formal application and entrance exam are required. Information about the application process can be found on the Nursing webpage. Completion of this process does not guarantee admission to the Nursing major or access to NURS courses.
  • Students with English as a second language are required to take the TOEFL with a passing score of 560 (paper) or 220 (CBT) or the current equivalent score for nursing programs in the United States.

Program Requirements

98 credits (includes 30 credits pre-admission courses and 68 NURS credits). NURS 301, NURS 302, NURS 303, NURS 304, NURS 305, NURS 306, NURS 307, NURS 308, NURS 309, NURS 310, NURS 311, NURS 312, NURS 314, NURS 315, NURS 316, NURS 317, NURS 401, NURS 402, NURS 403, NURS 404, NURS 405, NURS 406, NURS 408, NURS 411, NURS 413.

Students fulfill the University's Upper Division Writing Requirement by successfully completing NURS 403.

BS in RN-BS Completion (30 credits) View Details

Admission Requirements

  • Admission is competitive based on Nursing GPA and references.
  • Proof of active, unencumbered RN license in Minnesota.
  • Minimum grade of C in each required nursing course from the associates degree.


  • Information regarding applications, prerequisites, and deadlines is on the Nursing Department website.
  • Must complete goal areas and upper division courses as required by the university.
  • This is an online cohort program. Students are only admitted in the Fall.

Program Requirements

(30 credits): NURS 414, NURS 415, NURS 417, NURS 418, NURS 428, NURS 427, NURS 429, NURS 431.

Completion of NURS 417 fulfills the university Upper Division Writing Requirement.

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