About the Department

Through the completion of a degree within the Department of Nursing at Dickinson State University, you will have attained the education necessary to make a significant impact upon the state of North Dakota and the surrounding region, improving both the health and quality of life of its citizens. Our goal is to foster students’ development into knowledgeable healthcare professionals who are adequately prepared to serve in a continually-evolving healthcare environment.

Degrees

To view all degrees and programs offered by this department, please visit our catalog.

Online RN TO BSN Completion Program

The Department of Nursing is now offering an online RN TO BSN Completion Program. The program, delivered entirely online,  is only available to nurses who have previously completed an Associate Degree Registered Nurse (ADRN) or Associate Degree Nurse (ADN) program and are currently licensed as Registered Nurses (RNs). RNs who are interested in obtaining a BSN degree will find that this online method of delivery allows for increased accessibility and flexibility, building upon their prior nursing knowledge and experience.

Detailed Program Information

Certified Nursing Assistant

Certified Nursing Assistant Flyer

Approval & Accreditation

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) The AASPN and BSN programs are fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing. 

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
404-975-5000
www.acenursing.org

North Dakota Board of Nursing The AASPN and BSN programs are approved by the North Dakota Board of Nursing. The Board’s address is: 919 South 7th St., Suite 504, Bismarck, ND 58504-5881. The Board’s phone number is: 701-328-9777. Their website can be found at www.ndbon.org 

Graduate Achievement Data

LPN, AASPN Graduate Achievement Data

Year

DSU N-CLEX

Pass Rate

Job Placement Rate

(up to 10 months post-graduation)

Program Completion Rate

(@1.5 years length of curriculum plan)

2016

92%

81%

60%

2017

100%

81%

27%

2018

100%

57%

38%

RN, BSN Graduate Achievement Data

Year

DSU N-CLEX

Pass Rate

Job Placement Rate

(up to 10 months post-graduation)

Program Completion Rate

(@1.5 years length of curriculum plan)

2016

92%

90%

100%

2017

94%

100%

100%

2018

100%

100%

100%