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Baccalaureate Degree Nursing Programs

Baccalaureate degree nursing education offers a liberal arts and science foundation with theory and practice in nursing. A variety of community resources provide nursing students with the opportunity to demonstrate their ability to use their knowledge safely and effectively in providing nursing services to people. It provides the nursing student with the opportunity to share with students preparing for other occupations and prepares the student for graduate study. Successful completion of the baccalaureate degree nursing program meets one of the requirements for admission to the registered nurse licensing examination. Students must meet the general College/University admission policies as well as any special requirements of the nursing program. For further information about a specific program, please contact the following:

University of Jamestown
6010 College Lane
Jamestown ND 58405
Phone (701) 252-3467
Fax (701) 253-4318

University of North Dakota
430 Oxford St, Stop 9025
Grand Forks ND 58202-9025
Phone (701) 777-4173
Fax (701) 777-4096

Dickinson State University
291 Campus Dr
Dickinson ND 58601-4896
Phone (701) 483-2133
Fax (701) 483-2524

Minot State University
500 University Ave W
Minot ND 58707
Phone (701) 858-3101
Fax (701) 858-4309

North Dakota State University
Department of Nursing-Dept #2670
PO Box 6050 / 136 Sudro Hall
Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Phone (701) 231-7772

Concordia College
901 South 8th Street
Moorhead, MN 56562
Phone (218) 299-4102

University of Mary
7500 University Dr
Bismarck ND 58504
Phone (701) 255-7500
Fax (701) 255-7687

Sanford College of Nursing
512 N 7th St
Bismarck ND 58501-4494
Phone (701) 323-6271
Fax (701) 323-6967

Associate in Applied Science Degree Programs for RN Licensure

This academic degree blends vocational-technical course work with academic course work in a vocational-technical specialty discipline and prepares graduates for employment. Successful completion of the AAS degree nursing program meets one of the requirements for admission to the registered nurse licensing examination. Students must meet the general College/University admission policies as well as any special requirements of the nursing program. For further information about a specific program, please contact the following:

Dakota Nursing AAS Nurse Program
Offered through:

     Williston State College
     PO Box 1326
     Williston, ND 58801-1326
     Phone (701) 774-4290
     Fax (701) 774-4275

     Lake Region State College
     1801 N College Drive
     Devils Lake, ND 58301
     Phone (701) 662-1569
     Fax (701) 662-1569

     Bismarck State College
     PO Box 5587
     Bismarck, ND 58506-5587
     Phone (800) 445-5073

     Dakota College at Bottineau
     105 Simrall Boulevard
     Bottineau, ND 58318-1159
     Phone (800) 542-6866
     Fax (701) 228-5499

Associate in Science Degree for RN Licensure

Associate in Science degree consists primarily of diverse, introductory level material that is based in communication, humanities, social science, mathematics, science and computer science. The diversity of this degree may prepare the student for transfer into a baccalaureate program. Successful completion of the AS degree nursing program meets one of the requirements for admission to the registered nurse licensing examination. Students must meet the general College/University admission policies as well as any special requirements of the nursing program. For further information about a specific program, please contact the following:

North Dakota State College of Science
800 6th St N
Wahpeton, ND 58075
Phone (701) 671-2967
Fax (701) 671-2529

Nursing Programs Preparing for Practical Nurse Licensure


Associate in Science  and Associate in Applied Science for Practical Nurse Licensure

The associate in science for practical nursing provides a physical, biological and social science background with theory and technical skill in nursing. The student is given the opportunity to demonstrate these skills in a variety of acute and long term care facilities. It gives the practical nurse students the opportunity to share with students preparing for other occupations and provides them with transferable academic credit so that they may further their education in nursing if they so choose. Successful completion of the associate in science practical nurse program meets one of the requirements for admission to the practical nursing licensing examination. Students must meet general college admission policies as well as any special requirements of the nursing program. For information about a specific program please contact the following:

North Dakota State College of Science 
(AASPN)
800 6th St N
Wahpeton ND 58075-3602
Phone (701) 671-2967
Fax (701) 671-2529

United Tribes Technical College
(AASPN)
3315 University Dr
Bismarck ND 58504-7596
Phone (701) 255-3285
Fax (701) 255-1844

Dickinson State University
(AASPN)
291 Campus Dr
Dickinson ND 58601-4896
Phone (701) 483-2133
Fax (701)483-2524

Turtle Mountain Community College
(AASPN)
PO Box 340
Belcourt ND 58316
Phone (701) 477-7862
Fax (701)477-7807

Sitting Bull College
(ASPN)
9929 Highway 24
Fort Yates, ND 58538
PHONE (701) 854-8053
FAX (701)854-3403

Certificate Program for Practical Nurse Licensure

The certificate program for practical nursing provides the student with career-technical education that offers individuals the opportunity to develop skills related to practical nursing. This program requires less general education for completion than do degree programs. Successful completion of a North Dakota approved certificate PN program meets one of the requirements for admission to the practical nursing licensing examination. For further information about a specific program, please contact the following:

Dakota Nursing Practical Nurse Program
Offered through:

     Lake Region State College
     1801 N College Drive
     Devils Lake, ND 58301
     Phone (701) 662-1569
     Fax (701) 662-1569

     Bismarck State College
     PO Box 5587
     Bismarck, ND 58506-5587
     Phone (800) 445-5073

     Williston State College
     PO Box 1326
     Williston, ND 58801-1326
     Phone (701) 774-4290
     Fax (701) 774-4275

   Dakota College at Bottineau
     105 Simrall Boulevard
     Bottineau, ND 58318-1159
     Phone (800) 542-6866
     Fax (701) 228-5499

Graduate Degree Programs In Nursing

University of Mary
7500 University Drive
Bismarck ND 58504
Phone (701) 255-7500
Fax (701) 255-7687

University of North Dakota
430 Oxford St
Grand Forks ND 58202-9025
Phone (701)777-4173
Fax (701) 777-4096

North Dakota State University
Department of Nursing-Dept #2670
PO Box 6050 / 136 Sudro Hall
Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Phone (701) 231-7772

State Approved

All nursing programs in North Dakota must meet the required rules for nursing education programs and be approved by the North Dakota Board of Nursing.

National Accreditation

A state approved nursing education program may voluntarily apply for National accreditation. Standards for national accreditation are established by the National League for Nursing and Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

National Recognition

The North Dakota Board of Nursing has National Recognition by the United States Department of Education as the approver of nursing education programs.

 

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