Nursing - BSN (Bachelor of Science in Nursing) | Mount St. Joseph University
Male student in the virtual simulation lab.

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program has a long outstanding history at the University in preparing women and men as professional nurses.

Current students, University alumni, health care professionals and other interested parties are invited to provide written comments to CCNE by March 6, 2019.
Written comments from third parties are considered by the visit team during the site visit as they relate to accreditation standards. Comments should address substantive matters as they relate to the quality of Mount St. Joseph University or its Nursing programs.

Comments must include your name, address, and telephone number and should be sent to:
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
655 K Street, NW, Suite 750
Washington, DC 20001
P: (202) 887-6791

CCNE shares third-party comments only with the evaluation team prior to the on-site evaluation, but at no time during the review process are these comments shared with the program, the Accreditation Review Committee, or the Board. During its review of the program, the evaluation team considers third party comments, if any, that relate to the program’s qualifications for accreditation.

With a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from Mount St. Joseph University, the student will be part of an interactive applied learning experience with faculty, students, and colleagues from other disciplines working together to solve complex health care problems. Nursing majors move through a rich variety of classes, labs and off-campus clinical experiences to become effective patient advocates and leaders in a variety of settings. The outstanding reputation of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at the Mount is built upon more than 85 years of experience.

The greatest strength of the Department of Nursing is the faculty who are highly qualified professionals dedicated to educating future nurses for the dynamic health care environment.

Featured Courses:

Students complete more than 60 credit hours in courses such as:

  • Family-Centered Pediatric Nursing
  • General and Inorganic Chemistry/Lab
  • Health Assessment Across the Lifespan/Lab
  • Health Promotion
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Medical Surgical Nursing
  • Pharmacology.

Program Outcomes:

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:

  1. Implement safe, effective, and culturally sensitive therapeutic interventions, based on assessment data.
  2. Communicate effectively with individuals, groups, and populations.
  3. Develop caring relationships with clients from diverse populations.
  4. Apply principles of leadership and management while working in interdisciplinary teams.

Career Potential:

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the United States will need 587,000 nurses by 2016. Career choices for nurses include:

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

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.

Click here to learn more about the Mount's Pre-Licensure BSN Program Admission Requirements.

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