Bachelors of Science in Nursing
NAU's Bachelors of Science in Nursing program is a four and a half year program will teach student to provide care for individuals, families, and communities in a variety of urban, rural, and culturally diverse settings. During the BSN Program you will learn the tools to be in a successful nursing career, along with a hands on curriculum and many different programs that are available within NAU's Nursing Department. Graduates of the Program are eligible to take the National Council Licensure Exam for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN), and begin their rewarding career in healthcare.
You are required to travel to sites throughout the state for clinical coursework and will be responsible for travel and lodging expenses. Be aware that clinical experiences may involve several weeks of 3-5 days per week at statewide sites. You will need to plan your family and work commitments accordingly.
Flagstaff Campus Program
The Flagstaff Campus BSN Program
is taken at NAU and is the way that most Nursing students apply to the program with nursing courses taken in a sequence of 5 semesters.
American Indian Program
The American Indian Nursing Program
is a reservation-based entry-level Baccalaureate nursing program. Located at the Good Shepherd Mission in Fort Defiance, Arizona it accepts Qualified Native American Students and trains them in the same manner as the Traditional BSN Program
The Tuscon BSN Program
is an exact replica of the Flagstaff campus program but is located on Pima Community College Campus in Tuscon.
Yuma's BSN program
is the same as the flagstaff campus program and is located at Yuma Regional Medical Center and other community agencies in Yuma
Accelerated BSN Program
For those who have already completed a Bachelors degree there is a modified BSN Program within NAU's School of nursing called the Accelerated Bachelors of Science in Nursing.
The program is designed to be completed over 12 months and admits 30 students per year.