Bachelor Science in Nursing

Bachelor Science in Nursing

Bachelor Science in Nursing

A BSN in just over three years.

If you are looking for a nursing school, or want to know how to become an RN, WCU is the right choice for you.  Students can earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) in as little as 39 months. Once you have been assigned a start date, you won't have to worry about wait lists to get the classes you need.*

BSN Program Curriculum

West Coast University's nursing courses help provide students with the knowledge and professional nursing skills necessary to assist patients and clients toward an optimal level of health. The Bachelor of Nursing degree curriculum integrates critical thinking, decision-making, leadership and management techniques with moral, ethical and legal principles associated with providing outstanding care in a clinical setting. Students practice in both acute and long-term care facilities as well as in community settings.

Career Opportunities

Graduates are prepared for nursing positions across a wide spectrum of interests, including:

  • Pediatrics
  • Medical-Surgical Nursing
  • Gerontology
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health
  • Community Health
  • Home Care Nursing

Demand for Nurses

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics project there will be continued demand in the labor market for nurses.

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition

 *Students that have been conditionally accepted will be required to meet all admission requirements in order to advance into Nursing core courses. All students must progress normally and successfully pass their courses in order to advance into Nursing core courses. Students should review their program specific requirements located in the University Catalog for more information.

Continuing Education

After graduation, WCU supports its graduates by providing them ongoing discounted CEs and a complimentary membership to our partner company Contemporary Forums.