The bachelor of science in nursing prepares those who hold an associate degree in nursing to become leaders in their profession. Classes strengthen clinical decision making based on critical thinking skills and broaden students' academic foundation. Participants also learn about community and public health nursing and nursing research processes. Leadership instruction includes conflict management. This program prepares students for graduate study in nursing.
The bachelor of arts in Christian ministry and leadership is for adults involved in or preparing for ministry as a vocation. Students are challenged to think biblically about Jesus and His Kingdom, develop spirituality in themselves and others, enhance their ministry skills and engage with the world. The curriculum mixes practical and theoretical knowledge through classroom work, research and an integrated internship with a community church or para-church agency.
Fresno Pacific University started as Pacific Bible Institute, occupying a single building located on Tuolomne Street in downtown Fresno. We now encompass a 40-acre campus and 4 regional centers, and we're still growing. The main campus continues to serve traditional undergraduate and graduate students, while the regional centers offer bachelor's degree completion and graduate programs designed for working adults.
Fresno Pacific University is committed to serving the entire California Central Valley through its regional centers in Bakersfield, Visalia, North Fresno and on its main campus in Fresno. Adults can complete their bachelor's degree in the evenings or pursue a master's degree or credential. Click on the location nearest you to find out more!
The first graduates of the RN-BSN program graduated December 11. The degree is a bachelor of science in nursing with a focus on leadership.
The group, known as a cohort, began February 2009 at the North Fresno Center. There are currently two cohorts at North Fresno and one in Visalia, with one cohort at each location scheduled to begin in January.