Pursue a career in a growing field
Pfeiffer University’s department of nursing offers an undergraduate program which leads to the bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) degree.
Our pre-licensure BSN program can be completed in four years and includes classroom and clinical experiences. The program prepares you to provide quality, generalist, patient-centered care throughout the human lifespan and across diverse populations. Upon completion of the program, you will be eligible to take the licensing exam to become a Registered Nurse.
The Pfeiffer nursing program curriculum requires a minimum investment of 125 semester hours. Lower division coursework is composed of 70 credit hours (including liberal arts and nursing prerequisites). The remaining 55 credit hours, taken during your junior and senior years, include coursework in the nursing major.
Nursing students complete their practicum requirement at area clinics and hospitals, including:
- Atrium Health
- Wake Forest Health
- Levine Children’s Hospital
- Novant Health
After passing the NCLEX-RN licensure exam, Pfieffer nursing graduates pursue careers as a a variety of areas, including:
- Critical care nursing
- Pediatric nursing
- Psychiatric mental health
- Medical-surgical nursing
Pfeiffer nursing grads also pursue graduate degrees and now practice as a:
- Nurse educator
- Nurse manager
- Advanced practice nurse practitioner