Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Nurses are a vital part of the medical community. In fact, according to the Department of Labor, they are the largest group in the healthcare workforce. This helping profession is rewarding—and in-demand.

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Why Nursing at ACU?

ACU’s Bachelor of Science in nursing is rooted in Christian service and prepares you for a career in this fast-paced field. You can work in an array of settings, from the emergency room to a doctor’s office to administrative and leadership positions within healthcare organizations. You will learn in state-of-the-art classrooms and simulation labs, and learn hands-on through clinical experiences and community outreach.

Note: Freshmen may begin as pre-nursing students and, after two years of general education, apply for admission into the School of Nursing.

What can you do after graduation?

  • ER Nurse
  • Nurse Researcher
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Nursing Informatics Analyst
  • Nurse Case Manager
  • Nurse Anesthetist
  • Medical Writer
  • Patient Advocate
  • Flight Transport Nurse

Clubs and Activities

As a nursing student at ACU, you will participate in a variety of healthcare-related experiences such as:

  • Medical missions throughout the world
  • Clinical experiences
  • Work in a state-of-the-art simulation lab
  • Undergraduate research opportunities
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Brantly thanks God and the Samaritan’s Purse staff for praying for her husband.

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The baccalaureate nursing program at Abilene Christian University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

Degree Details

Required Hours

University Requirements: 53 credit hours + Major Requirements: 72 credit hours + Electives: 3 credit hours = Total Required: 128 credit hours

Example Coursework


Application Deadlines

Fall Semester: February 1

Spring Semester: September 1

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