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Nursing, B.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
Mission, KS, United States
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Program at Alcorn State University offers two options leading to the BSN degree: the Generic Program Option and the RN to BSN. The RN to BSN Program Option can be completed in three semesters. Only applicants who hold a current unencumbered RN license and meet admission criteria are eligible to submit an application for this program option.
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The B.S. Nursing program at Alcorn State University seeks to prepare nurses to meet the health needs of the community and clients across the lifespan through the use of evidence-based practice and applications of knowledge, skills, and attitudes required to deliver safe, competent, and high quality client-centered care in complex healthcare environments. 

Learning outcomes

  • Manage nursing care provided to clients, families and groups across the lifespan from the diverse backgrounds in a variety of settings to ensure that it is compassionate, age and culturally appropriate and based on a client's background, preferences, values, and needs.
  • Collaborate with members of the inter-professional healthcare team to manage and coordinate the provision of safe, quality care for clients, families, and groups.
  • Synthesize the best current evidence and clinical expertise when making clinical decisions in the provision of client-centered care.
  • Use quality improvement measures to evaluate the delivery of client-centered care and client outcomes.
  • Demonstrates effective use of strategies to mitigate errors and reduce the risk of harm to clients, self and others in healthcare, home, and community settings.
  • Integrate evidence-based information and client care technology to communicate relevant client information, manage care and mitigate error in the provision of safe, quality client-centered care.
  • Assimilate integrity and accountability into practices that uphold established regulatory, legal and ethical principles while providing standard-based care.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Applications for admission are accepted any time during the calendar year. 

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Entrepreneurship and innovation
  • Research studies
  • Language studies
  • Common basic courses in health and social studies
  • Clienthood in the field of health and social services
  • Health promotion and well-being

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

You must have the following items on file in the Office of Admissions in order for your application to be processed:

  • Application for Admissions (signed)
  • ACT/SAT Scores (Freshmen only)
  • Appropriate final Transcripts (High School or College)
  • Immunization Records (MMR)
  • Photocopy of Social Security Card

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7290 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3645 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    7290 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3645 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Mission

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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