If you have a caring nature, enjoy working with people, and are an adaptable, quick thinker, nursing might be the field for you.
A four-year bachelor’s degree has become the desired academic credential for nurses—and the B.S.N. in Nursing will help you enjoy higher pay scales and greater career opportunities.
Why Penn State Behrend?
Nursing is both an art and a science—and is best learned at the side of experienced practitioners. With the Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Penn State Behrend, you’ll have that one-on-one connection to faculty members and you’ll learn in state-of-the-art simulation center and lab—giving you the preparation you need to provide nursing care in a variety of health-care settings.
Accreditation for Nursing
The Penn State Behrend nursing program is offered through the Ross and Carol Nese College of Nursing and is approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing. The Ross and Carol Nese College of Nursing is one of the largest educators of pre-licensure students in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, with more than 2,200 undergraduate and graduate students on 13 campuses. The college is positioned to lead the next generation of nurses and nurse scientists while enhancing the health of all people through quality care and education.
The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master's degree program in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice program, and post-graduate APRN certificate program at The Pennsylvania State University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001; 202-887-6791.