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Department of Baccalaureate Nursing Completion

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The Baccalaureate Nursing Program at Indiana State University admitted its first class of students in September 1963. Currently, the program is housed in two nursing departments in the School of Nursing within the College of Health and Human Services. The Baccalaureate degree is recognized as the basic preparation for professional nursing practice and prepares the graduate as a generalist. 

Graduates are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensing Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) for entry into practice as a registered nurse. 

Baccalaureate nursing education is foundational for graduate study in nursing.

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree combines theory and clinical nursing courses, required courses, Foundational Studies courses and electives. 

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree with a major in Nursing options offered in the Department of Baccalaureate Nursing Completion are

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Distance Education Students Residing outside of Indiana:

Each of the states has its own approval processes for out-of-state institutions offering distance education.
While Indiana State University endeavors to offer all of its programs to as wide an audience as possible, all Indiana State University distance education programs may not be available in all states.

Circumstances such as moving to an unapproved state or deployment of U.S. military or their family members outside the continental United States must be communicated to the appropriate department and will impact progression and/or completion of the degree.