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Traditional BSN Program Option

Traditional BSN Program Option

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Interested in a career in Nursing, ask yourself, did nursing choose you or did you choose nursing? Those who seek a career in healthcare often have a desire to help others. A Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Midland University equips you to begin your professional career as a nurse and respond to the evolving health care needs in our society.

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) traditional program option at Midland University is a 4-year program of study. One year of prerequisite course work is followed by three years of nursing specific courses and clinical experiences. Students may enter directly out of high school. Transfer students may enroll and apply previous college courses to meet prerequisite requirements.   

Program Highlights

  • The Student Success Center with dedicated first year and nursing advisers provides support and career guidance from admission through graduation.
  • The Academic Resource Center provides peer support, tutoring, study sessions, and additional guidance.
  • NCLEX Preparation throughout the Nursing Curriculum prepares you for your State Board Examination.
  • One on One Practicum with a Registered Nurse Preceptor completes your Senior Year.
  • The Methodist Fremont Health Midland Simulation lab is an actual nursing unit in a hospital setting. Opportunities to practice procedures safely prepares you for critical decisions as you complete the nursing program and begin your nursing career. 
  • Clinical experiences in Fremont and Omaha provide excellent opportunities to grow your nursing competencies and practice in community and acute care settings.

Accreditation

The BSN Nursing Program at Midland University located in Fremont Nebraska is accredited by the: Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) 3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400 Atlanta, GA 30326 (404) 975-5000. The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the BSN Nursing Program is Continuing Accreditation. View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program at http://www.acenursing.us/accreditedprograms/programSearch.htm 

Nebraska State Board Approval

The BSN Nursing Program is approved by the Nebraska State Board.

Midland University Admission Requirements

  • Midland University Application
  • Official high school transcript 
  • Official transcripts from all colleges attended
  • ACT or SAT official scores (if applicable)
  • Official GED scores (if applicable)

School of Nursing Admission Criteria

In order to be eligible for admission, you must meet the following criteria:

High School Students

  • Personal statement                 
  • Two references
  • A minimum cumulative HS GPA 2.75
  • Success in previous math and science courses
  • ACT 20 composite score

Midland University will evaluate previous college course work taken while in high school. College credits can easily be transferred into Midland without needing to retake classes!

High School Students not meeting initial admission criteria may be eligible to apply to the nursing program after their first semester at Midland University.  Students must have completed at a minimum, one prerequisite science course with a grade of C or higher and have a 2.5 cumulative GPA in completed college prerequisites before submitting an application.

Transfer Students

  • Personal statement                 
  • Two references
  • A minimum college cumulative college GPA of 2.5
  • Prerequisite course grades of C or higher
  • No more than one repeated prerequisite course.
  • No more than one D, F, or W grades in prerequisite courses.

Application to the School of Nursing is completed during the online application process to Midland University.  Applications are reviewed and students are notified of their acceptance status via letter/email.

 Questions: Contact the School of Nursing 402-941-6281 or email nur1@midlandu.edu.

Midland University Academic Core Experience: *DRIVE – D - Digital Fluency   R - Research and Critical Thinking   I - Innovation   V- Vocation and Leadership   E -  Engagement and Expression W - Writing; Within the 12 credits of required Humanities and Social Science Common Courses students are required to complete courses from at least 4 different attributed prefixes or disciplines. Within the 12 credits of required Lab Science courses students are required to complete 1 course from at least 2 different attributed prefixes or disciplines. Courses listed above with D, R, I, V, E, W, indicate the DRIVE attributed courses in the nursing curriculum. Additional Midland University courses necessary to meet DRIVE requirements will be listed in the Academic Catalog. Advisers will guide students with meeting the Midland University DRIVE requirements when registering for courses. The required Math course in the nursing major may meet the math requirement if a student demonstrates proficiency beyond MTH 101. Students may be required to take additional courses based on ACT scores.  All nursing courses preceded with NUR require a C+ to pass. All support courses indicated by ** require a C to pass. Clinical/Practicum hours are 1:3 hours/week of contact time per credit. Lab Contact Time is 1:2 hour/weeks of contact time per credit. Total Practicum hours = 200. 120 Semester Credit hours are the minimum needed to graduate from Midland University. Some academic programs, including Nursing, require more than this minimum.  

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