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Study BSN Nursing

Major in Nursing with an Emphasis in BSN Nursing

Designed for aspiring nurses, this program offers a dynamic blend of rigorous coursework and invaluable hands-on clinical experience.

In the classroom, you'll dive deep into the essential theories and practices that underpin modern nursing. You'll learn from experienced faculty members who are passionate about nursing education and dedicated to your success.

Our program places a strong emphasis on clinical training, giving you the opportunity to apply your knowledge in real healthcare settings. Through these hands-on experiences, you'll develop the critical skills and confidence needed to excel in the fast-paced world of healthcare.

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Built for Success

Over a three-year period, the Pre-Licensure BSN program saw a retention rate of 97.6% and an attrition rate of 2.34%. 

Supportive Community

Our student community is closely-knit and offers strong support. Engage in collaborative study groups and join clubs focused on professional development.

Accredited Curriculum

Our curriculum is designed for graduates to succeed in healthcare. It's accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. 

What is a Pre-Licensure BSN program?

The Pre-Licensure emphasis is for aspiring nurses looking for a path to both their registered nurse (RN) license and a BSN degree. Graduates are eligible to take the NCLEX-RN examination in any state. 

This degree is designed for anyone who does not currently have an Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) or a Registered Nurse (RN) state nursing license.  

 BSN application process

  1. Apply for admission to Pittsburg State University
  2. Send transcripts, either electronically or by mail, to the Office of the Registrar (1701 S. Broadway, Pittsburg, KS. 66762).
  3. Complete BSN program application online
  4. BSN Admission and Program Guide

What is a simulation hospital?

Our simulation hospital is a healthcare training facility designed to replicate a clinical setting for educational purposes. This facility uses advanced technology and lifelike scenarios to provide nursing students with a controlled environment to learn and practice clinical skills.


Additional information
for the School of Nursing

Catalog – see program guides