Nursing

You will graduate from our nursing program with the ability to make a significant impact, improving both the health and quality of life of the people in your care. Our goal is to foster your development into a knowledgeable healthcare professional who’s prepared to serve in a continually evolving healthcare environment.

When you complete the program, you will be qualified to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Licensed Practical Nurses or Registered Nurses, as required by the North Dakota State Board of Nursing for licensure as an LPN or RN.

Admission Requirements

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

The practical nursing program at Dickinson State University, located in Dickinson, ND, is accredited by the: 

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400
Atlanta, GA 30326
404-975-5000

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the practical nursing program is Continuing Accreditation. 

View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program at http://www.acenursing.com/accreditedprograms/programSearch.htm

The Bachelor of Science in nursing program at Dickinson State University at the Dickinson State University campus in Dickinson, North Dakota is accredited by the:  

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400 Atlanta, GA 30326
404-975-5000

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the Bachelor of Science in nursing program is continuing accreditation with conditions.  

View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program at http://www.acenursing.us/accreditedprograms/programSearch.htm 

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 NCLEX

Pass Rate

Job Placement Rate

(up to 10 months post-graduation)

Program Completion Rate

(@1.5 years length of curriculum plan)

2018

100%

57%

38%

2019

93%

89%

45%

2020

91%

46%

65%

2021

94.4%

Collected in November

 

RN, BSN Graduate Achievement Data

Year

DSU NCLEX

Pass Rate

Job Placement Rate

(up to 10 months post-graduation)

Program Completion Rate

(@1.5 years length of curriculum plan)

2018

100%

100%

100%

2019

88%

100%

87%

2020

82%

100%

94%

2021

85.7%

Collected in November

 

Applications

Complete this form to submit your application to the AASPN program. Submit via email address on application form, print form and mail to address on application form OR fax form to number listed.

View Associate in Applied Science in Practical Nursing (AASPN) Application form

Complete this form to submit your application to the BSN Completion program. Submit via email address on application form, print form and mail to address on application form OR fax form to number listed.

View Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Application form