Nursing Major

Major

Prepare for one of the fastest-growing career fields in the country with a Bethel nursing degree. This four-year program prepares students to become registered nurses (RNs).

The program includes a combination of classroom instruction, clinical experiences, and spiritual formation. Classroom instruction covers a wide range of topics, including anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, nursing theory, and nursing research. Clinical experiences provide students with the opportunity to apply what they have learned in the classroom to real-world settings.

Bethel nurses are highly respected and integrate faith while providing excellent holistic care.  

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3 years

of clinicals – begin clinicals as a sophomore, an entire year sooner than most nursing programs

#4

In the state by RNcareers.org (2023)

#9

In the state by RegisteredNursing.org

100%

BSN and ADN
NCLEX Pass Rate (2023)

Nursing Major

Bachelor of Science (BSN) Program – 4 years

  • Three years of clinicals
  • Updated high-fidelity nursing simulation labs 
  • Cadaver lab for Anatomy and Physiology classes

Associate Degree (ADN) Program – 2 years

  • Updated high-fidelity nursing simulation labs 
  • Cadaver lab for Anatomy and Physiology classes

Nursing Graduate Degree

Masters of Science (MSN) Program

Prepare for an exciting future as a/an:

  • Registered Nurse 
  • Travel Nurse 
  • School Nurse 
  • Psychiatric Nurse 
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Nurse 
  • Nurse Administrator 
  • Health Educator 
  • Case Manager 
  • Quality Coordinator 
  • Missionary Nurse 
  • Pediatric Nurse 
  • Public Health Nurse 
  • Critical Care Nurse

Recent graduates have found job placements in organizations like:

  • Mayo Clinic 
  • Elkhart General Hospital 
  • St. Joseph Hospital
  • Memorial Hospital
  • Goshen Health 
  • Ascension St. Vincent’s Hospital (Indy)  
  • Mercy Ships
  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center

You’ll gain career-shaping skills such as:

  • Apply clinical judgment when caring for patients, families, and the community 
  • Practice on adult and child simulators in high-fidelity, computer-based simulation labs, mimicking the complex patient environments found in real-world settings. 
  • Participate in opportunities for medical mission trips such as Kenya, Guatemala, Dominican Republic and Navajo Indian Reservation
2020-2021 Nursing Colleges Distinction

All programs accredited nationally by Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

 

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Nursing Major Highlights

Prepare for one of the fastest-growing career fields in the country with a Bethel nursing degree. Nursing also proves to be a rewarding career that offers the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others.

If you are interested in a career in nursing, Bethel University can provide you with the education and training you need to succeed. Bethel nurses are highly respected and are in demand. Our graduates excel at providing holistic care with a faith-based approach.

Also Consider These Areas of Study

As you’re pursuing a degree in nursing, you may explore pairing it with one of the following degrees:

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Financial Aid

 Bethel Scholarships for Nurses

  • Cushing Scholarship
  • Middleton Scholarship
  • Sally Torrence Scholarship
  • Ruth E. Davidhizar Scholarship
  • Karon Schwartz Scholarship
  • Elizabeth A. Brown Scholarship

Learn more about Bethel Scholarships

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