BS in Nursing
Students enrolled in Herzing University's Bachelor of Science in Nursing program have the opportunity to learn about topics such as disease prevention, health promotion, and evidence-based nursing practice. Learn more about Herzing University's Bachelor of Science in Nursing program here.
Official Program Name:
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
School Offering Program:
Prospective students who are interesting in enrolling in Herzing University's Bachelor of Science in Nursing program should have a strong interest in the field and have taken some high school science courses in areas such as biology and anatomy and physiology. Though the requirements may vary, applicants should hold a high school diploma or equivalent.
Herzing University's Bachelor of Science in Nursing program is completed over a period of eight semesters. Coursework is divided into classes that focus on theoretical aspects of nursing practice and classes that allow students to gain some practical hands-on clinical experiences. The clinical experiences take place in many different health care settings and focus on the responsibilities and roles of today's professional nurse. Theoretical coursework covers areas such as health promotion, disease management, risk reduction, and disease prevention.
Total Credits Required:
Herzing students could be eligible for a variety of federal and institutional financial assistance programs. Aid opportunities include employer tuition reimbursement programs, veteran benefits, federal grants and loans, federal work study, and Herzing University scholarships. The university can assist students in developing a financial plan for their education.
Topics of Study for a Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design:
Herzing University frequently updates its course requirements in order to its programs consistent with employer needs and changing industries. Topics of study may include:
- Clinical nursing
- Professional nursing
- Nursing leadership
- Adult health
- Family nursing
- Gerontological nursing
- Community nursing
- Anatomy and physiology
Furthering Your Education:
Students who have completed Herzing University's Bachelor of Science in Nursing program could pursue a master's degree in the field. A master's degree is often sought by individuals who wish to become nurse practitioners and nurses who wish to enter into health care administration and oversight. Some master's degree programs in nursing also prepare graduates for careers in nursing education.
Master's degrees that graduates could pursue include:
- Master of Science in Nursing (Public Health)
- Master of Science in Nursing (Clinical Nurse Specialist)
- Master of Science in Nursing (Mental Health Nurse Practitioner)
- Master of Science in Nursing (Nursing Administration)
Herzing University's Bachelor of Science in Nursing program gives graduates the opportunity to pursue a career as a nurse. However, a license must be earned before a graduate can begin work. Many health care organizations, such as hospitals, private practices, and home health care centers, often employ nurses. Licensed nurses can also choose to travel out of state to areas that have a nursing shortage and work for a limited period of time. This option is also pursued by nurses who have full-time jobs but wish to augment their yearly income.
Some positions that graduates could pursue include:
- Case manager
- Community health advocate
Herzing University does not guarantee salary or employment.
Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates
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