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Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

Preparing leaders to meet the healthcare challenges of the future

The Michigan State University College of Nursing's Traditional BSN program is designed to develop highly qualified, caring professionals to meet the healthcare needs of individuals, families and populations. 

This is a full-time, six-semester, upper-division BSN program for students who have completed 28 credits and prerequisite coursework. 

Graduates qualify to take the NCLEX-RN, the licensure examination for eligibility to become a registered nurse. Current reports indicate that from 2023-2024 90.06% of our recent graduates pre-licensure BSN graduates from 2023-2024 passed the NCLEX examination on their first attempt.

How to apply to the MSU BSN program:

  • Apply and be admitted to Michigan State University
  • File a separate application to the College of Nursing
  • High School Seniors consider applying for Nurse Scholar Program

Quick Facts
Graduates, 2022-2023: 126