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Career Overview:

  • Nursing is a profession within the health care sector focused on the care of individuals, families, and communities so they may attain, maintain, or recover optimal health and quality of life. 
  • Nursing is the protection, promotion, and optimization of health and abilities, prevention of illness and injury, facilitation of healing, alleviation of suffering through the diagnosis and treatment of human response, and advocacy in the care of individuals, families, groups, communities, and populations.
  • Nursing practitioners have a large range of responsibilities such as performing physical exams and health histories, providing health promotion, counseling and education, administering medication, wound care, and numerous other personalized interventions, conducting research in support of improved practice, patient outcomes, and more.

Full Nursing Profile 

Entry B.S. in Nursing Program Requirements:

  • Applicants must have completed 39 semester hours of specific undergraduate coursework from a regionally accredited college or university prior to matriculation into the nursing program.
  • Receive a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and a science GPA of 2.75 or higher, both on a 4.0 scale. In addition, complete all prerequisite courses with a grade of C or higher.
  • Complete and submit the NursingCAS application visit at

NSU Nursing Programs:

  • B.S. in Nursing Program
  • Accelerated B.S.N.
  • Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.) degree
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.)
  • Doctor Of Philosophy In Nursing (Ph.D.) With Focus On Nursing Education
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