Nursing

NDSCS has built a reputation for quality nursing education.

Nurses are in high demand and have excellent job opportunities. NDSCS offers a full range of nursing programs: 

Associate in Science in Nursing (RN) 

This program is available to licensed practical nurses who wish to continue their nursing education and become a Registered Nurse. Graduates have an excellent opportunity for immediate employment and/or transfer to a baccalaureate or masters program for nursing. 

Practical Nursing (A.A.S. degree) 

This program is available to high school graduates or transfer students who are interested in pursuing a career in nursing. The curriculum is four semesters and awards an Associate in Applied Science degree in Practical Nursing. Graduates have excellent opportunity for immediate entry into the health profession and/or transfer to an associate or bachelor’s program for nursing. 

Certificate to A.A.S. Practical Nursing Curriculum Plan (A.A.S. degree) 

This program is available to licensed practical nurses who have a certificate or diploma and are seeking to increase their knowledge and skill base and earn an Associate in Applied Science degree in Practical Nursing. The curriculum is dependent on the transferability of the general education courses from the initial granting institution. 

The NDSCS Practical Nursing Program is Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326, 404-975-5000 and has full approval from the North Dakota Board of Nursing (NDBON), 919 South 7th Street, Suite 504, Bismarck, ND 58504, 701-328-9777.
 
The NDSCS Registered Nursing Program has been granted full approval from the North Dakota Board of Nursing (NDBON), 919 South 7th Street, Suite 504, Bismarck, ND 58504, 701-328-9777 and has been granted candidacy for accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326, 404-975-5000.

Programs, Degrees & Certificates

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Practical Nursing
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Practical Nursing - Certificate to A.A.S. Practical Nursing Curriculum Plan
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Associate in Science in Nursing
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Liberal Arts Nursing
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Placement Report

Associate in Science in Nursing Graduates from 2012-13 Academic Year - Associate in Science in Nursing
Graduates Registered Jobs Reported Avg. Beginning Monthly Salary High Monthly Salary Placement Rate
21 110 $4,092 $5,023 100%
Practical Nursing Practical Nursing - Graduates from 2012-13 Academic Year
Graduates Registered Jobs Reported Avg. Beginning Monthly Salary High Monthly Salary Placement Rate
56 153 $2,860 $3,750 100%

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