Bachelor of Science in Nursing2017-08-25T11:24:16+00:00

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This CCNE accredited nursing degree is offered at USD’s multiple sites.

With job outlooks for nurses on the rise and salaries increasing with demand, you can set yourself up for a rewarding career as a Registered Nurse. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program from the University of South Dakota is the first step toward becoming a nurse.

Graduates are eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination-Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN), for licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN). You can complete your degree at one of our state of the art, conveniently located sites throughout South Dakota.

LPN’s looking to advance their careers can earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from any of the sites listed above.  Please ask one of our admission officers for more information on the LPN-BSN option.

The USD Advantage

  • Accredited by CCNE
  • Only program in the state that is part of a School of Health Sciences and Division of Health Affairs, which includes 10 health science disciplines and the School of Medicine
  • Princeton Review Best Value
  • Each nursing student paired with an academic advisor and faculty mentor
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What our Students are Saying…

USD Nursing has easily been the best decision of my life. The quality and interdisciplinary education offered focuses on nursing skills along with multidisciplinary interactions in a healthcare setting. The student to faculty ratio allows for individualized and personalized attention hence favoring better learning. Equipped with the best resources, this program is intended for you and your success. Overall this program is designed to help you ease into the professional life and gain an understanding of what it is like to be a nurse.
USD Bachelor Nursing studentPreeti Devendra Gupta
The faculty mentoring program at USD is something I am very grateful for. They answer any questions I have in class and they help you with simulation, clinical and after class. The professors are very passionate at USD. I know they care as professional nurses! They are shaping my future and guiding my career. They put needs of students first!
Jesus Mexa
The University of South Dakota Pathway to Innovation Research Internship has been a wonderful program for me to be a part of. It has opened up so many opportunities and really sparked a spirit of inquiry in me. Research has given me the opportunity to make a difference in so many people’s lives and I feel like that is very important and will carry on into my nursing career. I will use these skills in my everyday life forever!
Kimberly Lowmiller
The Faculty mentoring program gives students the opportunity to talk to an experienced nurse. The faculty at USD have years of experience and bring real world experiences into their teaching. They truly are your advocate; always there for you.
Courtney Lichtieg









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