Bachelor of Science in Nursing

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.) degree will prepare you for a career as a professional nurse.

As a pre-nursing student during your first two years at ACU, you will take general education courses that lay the foundation of math, biology and chemistry principles for your nursing studies, as well as communication, critical thinking and Biblical background for a career as an exceptional, Christ-centered leader in the health professions.

During the spring of your sophomore year, you will apply for admission to the ACU School of Nursing.

After Acceptance

Once accepted, you will spend your junior and senior years in nursing courses and clinical experiences that prepare you for your nursing career.

As part of the curriculum, you will work with state-of-the-art technology in simulation labs, discuss current issues in health care, and learn an evidence-based approach to assessing and caring for patients. In addition, you will have opportunities for undergraduate research, faculty mentorship, career advising, medical mission trips and other co-curricular activities. After graduation, you will be eligible to take the NCLEX-RN.

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