< Department of Nursing - Bachelor of Science With a Major in Nursing - IPFW
College of Health and Human Services

Bachelor of Science With a Major in Nursing (Four Year)

The baccalaureate degree (B.S.) graduate is prepared at the professional level to function in a leadership role with other team members in varied and complex healthcare settings.

As a graduate of an IPFW pre-licensure nursing program, students will have attained the knowledge and skills needed to provide quality healthcare and the academic credentials required to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN). Upon successful completion of this examination, the student will be eligible to practice as a registered nurse.

Eligibility for Licensure

Upon successful completion of the B.S. program, the graduate is eligible for licensure as a registered nurse (RN). Any person who applies for examination and registration as a registered nurse in Indiana shall submit to the Health Professions Bureau of the Indiana State Board of Nurses written evidence, verified by oath, that he/she

  • has completed an approved high school course of study or equivalent as approved by the appropriate educational agency
  • has completed the prescribed curriculum is a state-accredited school of nursing and holds a diploma or certificate there from
  • has not been convicted of any act that would constitute grounds for disciplinary sanction under the state board rules and regulations or of any felony that has direct bearing on the individual's ability to practice competently.

 


The IPFW Undergraduate Nursing Programs
are accredited by the
Indiana State Board of Nursing Health Profession Bureau
and accredited by the
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
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