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Nursing – Accelerated (B.S.)

The Nursing – Accelerated program at South Dakota State University admits students who already have a 4-year degree to become nurses. Graduates are prepared to practice in both hospital and non-hospital settings and have the foundation for advanced study in nursing.

Quick Facts

Full-time Duration: 1 year
Starting in: August, January
Tuition Fee: $ 372 per credit
Location: Brookings, United States/ Blended

The curriculum includes university core requirements, major support courses in communication and the social, physical, and biological sciences, and nursing major courses.

This education provides the foundation for the development of professional knowledge, critical thinking, ethical decision-making, leadership skills and pursuit of high standards in health care to influence quality health outcomes.

This Nursing – Accelerated program at South Dakota State University will be a good fit if you:

  • Like to work with others and help people
  • Have strong communication skills
  • Have an aptitude in science and math
  • Are interested in caring for people’s health
  • Are a good problem solver

Courses included:

  • Human Anatomy and Lab
  • Physiology and Lab
  • General Microbiology and Lab
  • First Year Seminar
  • Human Nutrition
  • General Psychology

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Career Opportunities

  • Nurse
  • Nurse practitioner (requires additional educational preparation)
  • Nurse anesthetist (requires additional educational preparation)
  • Nurse educator (requires additional educational preparation)
  • Nurse leader (requires additional educational preparation)

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