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Your Nursing Career

Your Nursing Career

For more than 100 years, Baptist College of Health Sciences (formerly known as the Baptist School of Nursing) has provided quality nursing education. Since the inception of the college in 1994, Baptist College has awarded more than 1,600 bachelor of science nursing degrees.

Whether you are thinking about becoming a nurse or you are a nurse looking to advance your career, Baptist College can provide you a quality learning experience in a Christian environment.

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Were you aware that:

  • The public continues to rank nursing as the most ethical profession.
  • Nursing is the fastest-growing occupation in the US. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that employment for registered nurses will grow faster than most occupations.
  • The primary pathway to professional nursing, as compared to technical level practice, is the four-year bachelor of science degree in nursing (BSN).
  • The BSN nurse is prepared for a broader role. The BSN nurse is the only basic nursing graduate preferred to practice in all health care settings.
  • BSN graduates are prepared for leadership, management, and more independent nursing roles.
  • The BSN nurse is preferred. More nurse executives are indicating their desire for the majority of staff nurses are prepared at the baccalaureate level to meet the more complex demands of today’s patient care.
  • A BSN is required for advancement into a master’s or doctoral degree in nursing program.