Still Accepting Applications for Fall 2022

Applications are still being accepted for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at Mount St. Joseph University. Apply Now.

 

Overview of Nursing Program

As a student in the Mount's direct admission BSN program, you'll be part of an interactive, applied learning experience, working with faculty, colleagues from other disciplines, and fellow students to solve complex health care problems. A comprehensive roster of classes, labs, and clinical experiences make sure our graduates gain the skills to become effective patient advocates and leaders in a variety of medical fields.

Program Statistics

90.4% 2019 NCLEX Pass Rate
100% School of Health Sciences
2-Year Career Outcomes Rate
100 Years of Quality Nursing Education

BSN Bachelor of Science in Nursing at the Mount

  Program Outcomes and Careers

Students will be exposed to learning in both the clinical area and the University’s high tech skills lab and simulation center.

 The BSN graduate will be prepared to:

  • Implement effective, culturally sensitive therapeutic interventions based up assessment data
  • Communicate effectively with individuals, families, groups, and populations
  • Employ critical thinking to make competent decisions
  • Develop caring relationships with clients from diverse populations
  • Apply principles of leadership and management while working in interdisciplinary teams
  • Exercise professional, legal, ethical, social and political responsibilities
  • Use information literacy to provide evidence-based care.

Career Potential

Employment of registered nurses is projected to grow 15 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations. Generally, registered nurses with a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing (BSN) will have better job prospects than those without one. Career choices for nurses include:

  • Critical care/intensive care
  • Management/administration
  • Maternal/newborn nursing
  • Pediatrics

 

Nursing is among the degree programs with the highest return on investment for students. Nursing is among 11 programs analyzed in a study conducted by the US Department of Higher Education that enables graduates to recoup their educational investment within 5 years or less.

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  Program Facilities

Click below to view our Nursing Skills Lab and other facilities and equipment at MSJ. 

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  Accreditation

Mount St. Joseph University is authorized to offer nursing degrees at the baccalaureate, masters and doctorate levels by the Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE) and the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).

The University receives its regional accreditation from:

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     The Higher Learning Commission 
     230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
     Chicago, IL 60604
     800-621-7440  

To learn more, contact: Higher Learning Commission.
Copies of the University’s accreditation can be obtained through the Office of the President.

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing Magelin pre-licensure programs at Mount St. Joseph University are approved by the Ohio Board of Nursing (Certificate of Approval)* Ohio Board of Nursing 17 South High Street Suite 400 Columbus, Ohio 43215-7410 614-466-3947 FAX: 614-466-0388 http://www.nursing.ohio.gov/.

 

Click here to view State Boards of Nursing Licensure Requirements

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master's degree program in nursing, and Doctor of Nursing Practice program at Mount St. Joseph is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education(http://www.ccneaccreditation.org). 

  Hands-On Learning

Co-op and service learning immerse students in the real world and provide rich opportunities for experiential learning and the application of skills and knowledge learned in the classroom. Students work under the supervision of a faculty member and an agency professional in a variety of non-profit and for-profit organizations and community partners.

The outstanding reputation of the Mount's direct admission Bachelor of Science in Nursing program rests on a foundation of a century of experience.

What's more, our good standing in the medical community has attracted a staff of world-class educators, an exceptionally qualified faculty of professionals dedicated to passing on their knowledge and skills to future nurses. And in that way, fully prepare graduates for today's dynamic health care environment.

BSN Scholarships and Grants

Interested to find out what scholarships and grants are available through the BSN program at the Mount?

Click here to find out more information.

What's Happening in Health featuring Dr. Janet Wray

Watch the Mount's Dr. Janet Wray featured on Local 12's segment "What's Happening in Health?" On this episode, Dr. Wray discusses how health care workers can avoid burnout and healthy habits they can implement back into their own lives.

Click below to view our Nursing Skills Lab and other facilities and equipment at MSJ.

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NEWS AND UPDATES

Stay up to date with the most recent nursing program news and events; visit the department of nursing page.

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