Undergraduate education prepares nurses to work in a variety of settings, from surgery rooms to neonatal intensive care units to community health clinics. Graduates may apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) for licensure as a registered nurse (RN). Undergraduate programs include:
- Bachelor of Science — for high school graduates
- Second Degree Bachelor of Science — for individuals who have a bachelor's degree in another field and want to pursue a bachelor's degree in nursing
School of Nursing graduates have an excellent job placement record. An annual Nursing Career Fair provides nursing students the opportunity to meet prospective employers. In addition, the University Placement Service sponsors an annual Health Careers Day. Workshops held during the year help students prepare resumes, develop interviewing techniques, marketing skills, and pursue optimal career placement. The School of Nursing maintains career opportunities and graduate nursing program information.