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The bachelor's degree program is designed to provide the high school graduate, as well as graduates of associate degree and diploma nursing with the opportunity to obtain a baccalaureate degree in nursing. Registered Nurses seeking to complete a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing see RN-BSN section below. The bachelor's degree program is the basic preparation for professional nursing practice and leadership positions in nursing. After completing the program, the graduate is qualified for nursing positions in public health agencies, schools, hospitals and other health-care providers. Nursing school graduates may also earn commissioned status in the military services, as well as admission to graduate education. The bachelor's degree program major is four semesters with admissions occurring both spring and fall semesters. See criteria below.

The baccalaureate degree program is approved by the Nevada State Board of Nursing and accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

Pre-nursing major students must complete the Core Curriculum requirements below in addition to the nursing prerequisites before entering the nursing major. No grade below C in any course will be accepted as applicable to the nursing degree

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