Practical nurses are in high demand and have excellent job opportunities. Earn your nursing degree from a college that has built a reputation for quality nursing education. The Practical Nursing program at NDSCS-Fargo is designed to give you the flexibility you need to fit your busy life.

  • Evening classes
  • 4 days per week
  • Lecture, lab and clinic formats
  •  Experienced instructors

The Practical Nursing program is on a three-year cycle. The next cycle will begin Fall 2016.

Student can take pre-nursing classes and general education courses in NDSCS-Fargo at any time. Core nursing courses are offered on the Wahpeton campus as well.

For program details contact:
Jan Rudisel
Outreach Coordinator

The NDSCS Practical Nursing program is fully accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, New York, N.Y.

Practical Nursing Program Curriculum - Fall 2013 Start

Fall 2013

Course #NameCredits
BIOL 220Anatomy and Physiology I3
BIOL 220LAnatomy and Physiology I Lab1
PSYC 250Developmental Psychology3
Humanities electivePHIL 210 Ethics3
ENGL 110College Composition I3
FYE 101Science of Success1

Spring 2014

Course #NameCredits
BIOL 221Anatomy and Physiology II3
BIOL 221LAnatomy and Physiology II Lab1
NURS 101Introduction to Nursing5

Summer 2014

Course #NameCredits
NUTR 240Principles of Nutrition (and Diet Therapy)3

Fall 2014

Course #NameCredits
MICR 202Introductory Microbiology3
MICR 202LIntroductory Microbiology Lab1
HRM 205 Pharmacology for Nursing3
SOC 110Introduction to Sociology3

Spring 2015

Course #NameCredits
NURS 102 Introduction to Adult Nursing6
ENGL 120College Composition II3

Summer 2015

Course #NameCredits
NURS 231Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing2

Fall 2015

Course #NameCredits
NURS 232Adult Nursing5
NURS 233Adult Nursing Clinical5

Spring 2016

Course #NameCredits
NURS 245Maternal-Child Nursing4
NURS 246Maternal-Child Nursing Clinical2
NURS 250Leadership in the Long-Term Care Setting2
NURS 251NCLEX-PN Review Course1

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