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This program provides a balance of liberal arts and professional nursing courses. Emphasis is on the nursing process for health promotion, prevention, restoration, and maintenance with clients, family, and client groups in community health settings. Students are involved in activities preparatory for leadership and management roles and graduate study. Clinical experiences are one day a week during the second semester of the sophomore year and two days a week during the junior and senior years.

The BSN program prepares graduates for leadership and management roles, including research associate and occupational health nurse. Career advancement opportunities are greatest for BSN graduates. A BSN is required to enter a master’s program. Nurses with a master’s degree often become nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, educators, researchers and administrators.

What classes would I take?

See the 4 year BSN curriculum guide. Please note the following:

  • As a freshman, it is important to take the correct science and liberal education courses.
  • In the sophomore year, nursing students take their first nursing courses and the rest of their non-nursing courses.
  • In the junior and senior years, the student takes mostly nursing courses.

What can I do with this major?

Students are involved in activities preparatory for leadership and management roles and graduate study. This program also includes multiple clinical experiences in preparation for work in the field.

Local Job Statistics

According to the Ohio 2012-2022 Job Outlook, there is expected to be significant future job growth in Ohio for nursing and nursing-related careers. Annual job openings in the state of Ohio are projected at 2,373 jobs with an estimated 15 percent increase in nursing employment by 2022. Nursing Assistants are expected to earn wages of $11.41 per hour, with a growth of 24 percent in Healthcare Support positions throughout the state.

  • Graduates with this degree are qualified for careers such as:
  • Healthcare Manager
  • Nurse (hospital, school, home, office, nursing facility, public)
  • Nurse Midwife
  • Nursing Assistant
  • Occupational Health Nurse
  • Research Associate
  • Graduate Degree pursuit in related areas (ex. nurse practitioner, clinical nurse specialist, educator, researcher, administration)

Top NACE* Employability Skills of focus in this degree program

  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Oral and Written Communications
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Information Technology Application
  • Leadership
  • Professionalism and Work Ethic
  • Career Management

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