A nursing career will challenge you to continually learn and build excellent problem-solving and interpersonal skills while making a difference in people’s lives. Nursing is an exciting profession that affords practitioners many opportunities. Nursing at SDState is challenging, rewarding and fun. We offer a standard Bachelor of Science in Nursing and an accelerated option (for student's who already hold a non-nursing bachelor's degree). Application details are below.
Standard Bachelor of Science in Nursing
The fall 2020 application for admission to the nursing major (standard open) is now open. Please note, applications are due on January 25, 2020 at 5:00 pm.
Students admitted to the professional nursing major must purchase a laptop computer that meets our computer requirements.
Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing
We are currently accepting applications for the Sioux Falls accelerated nursing program for fall 2020. The accelerated program is for students who already hold a non-nursing bachelor's degree but wish to obtain a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
For the accelerated program, we process applications through NursingCAS, the centralized application service for nursing. Visit www.nursingcas.org to start application or log into your existing account.
Before applying to the accelerated Option, students must:
- Apply to SDSU for general admission to the University,
- Complete the pre-requisite courses listed on page two of the application checklist and verify course equivalences on the transfer equivalency site),
- Complete two written essays in NursingCAS and
- Meet the technical standards and eligibility requirements.