Bachelor Of Science In Nursing
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Transfer in up to 75% of the degree total
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Jan 18, 2021
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Get Ready to Make a Difference in the Lives of Others with Your College Degree

You have countless options when it comes to getting a degree. But if you are looking for a way to have a powerful impact on the lives of people around you, a bachelor’s in nursing is one of the best paths to do so!

As a nurse, you will get the chance to help in the healing process of countless patients. Your skilled care, smile, kind words, or even simple prayer can make a world of difference. Learn how to be present and attentive with your patients by studying under faculty who have worked in the nursing field for years.

CCNE Accredited

Let us equip you with the professional skills and ethical standards you will need for a successful career in nursing! Whether your goal is to work in the United States as a nurse, or overseas in medical missions, we have the program to help you get there!

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master’s degree program in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice program, and the post-graduate APRN certificate program at Liberty University School of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).


Why Choose Liberty’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)?

Earning a bachelor’s in nursing is no small feat. You will want a school that comes alongside you to provide mentorship, academic excellence in its coursework, and as many hands-on and clinical experiences as possible. At Liberty, we strive to be that school for our students.

As one of our nursing students, you will see why Liberty stands out among other nursing schools. Our School of Nursing creates a nurturing, supportive atmosphere to help you grow academically and spiritually. Our faculty enjoy mentoring students from acceptance to graduation.

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Some of the other aspects of our nursing program include the following:

  • Our faculty members are involved in clinical practice, possess advanced degrees and certifications in their areas of specialty, and are actively involved in professional development and community service.
  • We offer you 800 clinical hours, which is 300 more than Virginia requires for licensure. This is so you have more opportunities to learn as a student and gain confidence in your skills before graduating.
  • Our graduates consistently meet and exceed our goal of 90% first-time pass rate of the NCLEX.

What Will You Learn in Our BSN Degree?

Our nursing courses are designed to prepare you for excellence in patient care and professional practice. Our courses focus on helping you develop strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills, which will be vital in your career as a nurse.

You will take courses in human nutrition, pharmacology, and leadership in nursing, to name a few. You will start your clinical hours as early as your sophomore year, with relevant courses associated with those experiences.

Freshman will take medical terminology, introduction to nursing, sciences in nursing, and microbiology first. After these courses are successfully completed, nursing students can apply for the nursing program so they can complete the rest of their nursing-specific courses.

View the Degree Completion Plan, and check out our featured courses below to learn more about what you’ll be studying!

Featured Courses

NURS 221 – Fundamentals in Nursing

NURS 305 – Pharmacology

NURS 451 – Strategies for Mental Health Care

NURS 490 – Leadership/Management in Nursing

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Global Studies

Our B.S. in Nursing: Global Studies will help prepare students looking to use their nursing degree in a mission-related field!

View the Degree Completion Plan to see the full list of courses.

Featured Courses

  • GLST 200 – Introduction to Global Studies
  • GLST 220 – Intercultural Communication and Engagement
  • GLST 290 – Cultural Anthropology
  • NURS 415 – Cross-cultural Nursing

Highlights of Our BSN Degree

Earn your degree from a university that cares about your success! Some of the benefits you will receive in our bachelor’s in nursing include the following:

  • The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master’s degree program in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice program, and the post-graduate APRN certificate program at Liberty University School of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).
  • Our BSN program offers 800 clinical hours, whereas Virginia requires 500 hours minimum. We believe the more you are exposed to patient care situations, the better!
  • Our sophomores are able to start their clinical experience, whereas most universities make students wait until junior year.
  • Our 14,000-square-foot School of Nursing Simulation Center is accredited by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH).
  • We offer both distant clinical sites in Richmond and Roanoke hospitals and international clinical mission trips to countries like Rwanda, Kenya, Guatemala, and Haiti.
  • We offer an accelerated degree program, where students who have enough credits can complete their entire sophomore year of nursing in one summer semester.

Bachelor’s in Nursing Degree Information

  • Residential
  • The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master’s degree program in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice program, and the post-graduate APRN certificate program at Liberty University School of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).
  • Total credit hours: 126-142
  • Transfer in up to 75% of your total degree
  • This program falls under the School of Nursing
  • View the Degree Completion Plan
  • Check out our course catalog

Career Opportunities for Nursing Graduates

Liberty University’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing will help prepare you for the following occupations:

  • Critical care nurse
  • Emergency department nurse
  • Flight nurse
  • Home health nurse
  • Missionary nurse
  • Obstetrics nurse
  • Oncology nurse
  • Orthopedics nurse
  • Pediatric nurse
  • Physicians’ office nurse
  • Surgical nurse

Admission Requirements for Undergraduate Degrees

Every application is reviewed by the admission committee on a case-by-case basis, meaning there are no set minimums for acceptance. However, all applicants must submit the following documents* for admission:

  • Admission application
  • Official high school transcripts
  • Official college transcripts (if applicable)
  • SAT, ACT, or CLT scores
  • Admission essay

*Note that additional documentation may be requested by the admission committee after your application has been received.