Practical Nursing


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 needed to fit your busy life.

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

New Information Regarding Practical Nursing & Registered Nursing Programs

The current Practical Nursing program is in a three-year cycle which will be completed Fall 2017.

New Information Regarding NDSCS Nursing Programs

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 2015 Start

Fall 2015

Course #Name (credits)
BIOL 220Anatomy and Physiology I (3)
BIOL 220LAnatomy and Physiology I Lab (1)
NURS 101Introduction to Nursing (5)
PSYC 250Developmental Psychology (3)
FYE 101First Year Experience (1)

Spring 2016

Course #Name (credits)
BIOL 221Anatomy and Physiology II (3)
BIOL 221LAnatomy and Physiology II Lab (1)
PHRM 205Pharmacology for Nursing (3)
HumanitiesGeneral Ed Ethics Elective (3)

Summer 2016

Course #Name (credits)
MICR 202Introductory Microbiology (3)
MICR 202LIntroductory Microbiology Lab (1)
NUTR 240Principles of Nutrition and Diet Therapy (3)

Fall 2016

Course #Name (credits)
NURS 102Introduction to Adult Nursing (6)
ENGL 110College Composition I (3)
SOC 110Introduction to Sociology (3)

Spring 2017

Course #Name (credits)
NURS 232Adult Nursing (5)
NURS 233Adult Nursing Clinical (5)

Summer 2017

Course #Name (credits)
NURS 231Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing (2)
ENGL 120College Composition II (3)

Fall 2017

Course #Name (credits)
NURS 245Maternal Child Nursing (4)
NURS 246Maternal Child Nursing Clinical (2)
NURS 250Leadership in the Long-Term Care Setting (2)
NURS 251NCLEX-PN Review (1)

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