The bachelor of science in nursing prepares you to take your associate degree in nursing to the next level and become a leader in your profession. Courses are designed to broaden your academic foundation while focusing on clinical decision-making, critical thinking, holistic care and leadership instruction. You’ll also learn about community and public health nursing, as well as nursing research processes. Leadership instruction includes conflict management.
- Accredited by the CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
- Curriculum meets AACN (American Association of Critical-Care Nurses) standards.
- Graduates of the program meet California BRN requirements to apply for the Public Health Nurse certification.
- Cohorts groups meet face-to-face for class one night per week
- Cohort of 7-20 adults progress through the program together
- Experienced faculty and assignments that apply to everyday life
- Students come from a variety of life stages and cultural backgrounds
- Courses offered in a blended format
Graduates from the BSN program are prepared for advanced nursing positions throughout the health care industry, as well as administrator positions in hospitals, clinics, doctors’ offices and retirement centers. They are also qualified to pursue graduate study in nursing.
Stacy A. Wise, DNP
- 60 transferable baccalaureate level units
- Minimum 2.4 GPA
- Two years post-secondary experience
- Application form
- $40 fee (fee is waived for those attending an information meeting)
- Official high school transcripts or diploma
- Official college transcripts
- Recommendation form
- Active nursing license or proof of application for California registered nursing license
- Transcripts verifying completion of A.S. degree in nursing
- Four years post-secondary experience
- Background check and immunization verification required before practicum
- Statistics, writing and chemistry*
Required Courses (42 Units)
The following units must be earned at Fresno Pacific University:
|BIB-314||Jesus and the Christian Community||3|
|BIB-446||Biblical Perspectives for Nurses||3|
|COM-342||Advanced Academic Research and Composition||3|
|NURS-315||Professional Role Development, Nursing Theory and Health Promotion||3|
|NURS-320||Principles of Patho-Physiology||3|
|NURS-435||Public Health Nursing & Global Health Issues||3|
|NURS-445||Public Health Nursing & Community Health Assessment Practicum (90 hours)||3|
|NURS-450||Information Technology and Health Care Economics||3|
|NURS-465||Leadership and Clinical Management Practicum (45 hours)||3|
Upper-division elective units as needed to meet the Bachelor of Science minimum. This requirement may also be met through allowable college coursework, Advanced Placement exams, College Level Examination Program, International Baccalaureate exams, Military or ACE credit and Prior Learning Assessment.