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Serve in your community and keep others healthy with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Rogers State University.

Are you passionate about health care and helping others? Do you want a job in one of the most important career fields in the country? By earning a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from RSU, you’ll prepare for registered nurse licensure through NCLEX-RN examination. Whether you want to work in a hospital, clinic, private company, or travel the world, we have the BSN program and resources to help you reach your full potential as a nurse.

BSN Nursing Program Degree Requirements

Your foundational coursework includes humanities, sciences, social and behavioral sciences, and global studies to help you develop a well-rounded perspective of the world and humanity—so you can be confident that you’re delivering personalized and culturally sensitive care in a diverse society.

The core of our nursing program provides BSN students with a broad understanding of nursing—including pediatric and maternal nursing, critical care nursing, and mental health and community nursing.
Degree Requirements

Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program Features

At the core of our BSN degree is the belief that you learn best by doing. That’s why we prepare aspiring nurses to succeed both academically and professionally through rigorous coursework designed to help you develop into a well-rounded, empathetic nurse.

As you progress in the BSN program, you’ll also benefit from:

  • A nationally recognized—and respected—BSN. Our BSN program is approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing and is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).
  • Experience that matters. As you earn your BSN at RSU, you’ll gain essential nursing expertise through practical training and study in classrooms, labs, and the community with real-life equipment that’s used by nursing professionals every day.
  • Career preparation. Thanks to our focus on professionalism and hands-on experience, our nursing students are exceptionally well-prepared to enter the workforce. In fact, nearly 95% of our BSN students obtain an RN position before graduation.
  • State-of-the-art facilities. When you study nursing at RSU, you’ll have exclusive access to labs and training centers that are fully outfitted with up-to-date health care equipment.

Why Choose RSU for Your Bachelor of Science in Nursing?

There are so many reasons why our BSN program stands out from other BSN degree programs around the country. From individualized academic support to a wealth of resources to help you graduate, we’ve got your back from before orientation day to well beyond graduation day.

Here are just some of the features that set our nursing degree apart from others:

  • Experienced and caring faculty. Take advantage of small BSN class sizes to work closely with highly accomplished nursing program faculty who bring their years of experience as educators and practicing nurses into the classroom to prepare you for the challenges and rewards of being an RN.
  • Professional licensure preparation. Through our combination of theoretical and experiential learning, we prepare nursing students to sit for the NCLEX-RN licensure exam. In recent years, 87% of BSN degree students passed the exam on their first attempt.
  • Valuable institutional resources. As a nursing student at RSU, you’ll be supported by a dedicated team of academic advisers and tutors who are always here to help you on your journey to earning a BSN. We have all the academic resources you need to excel at RSU.

What Our Alumni Have to Say About RSU’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program

“The nursing instructors at Rogers State University genuinely care about the success and well-being of all their students. They truly want to see us succeed. The smaller class sizes at RSU have allowed me to really know and engage with my instructors and classmates!” – Kylie Ray, ’21, BSN Nursing

What Can You Do With a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree?

Skilled, caring nursing professionals are the backbone of every healthy and productive society. From serving in rural communities to educating the public about healthy habits and lifestyles, nurses are more essential than ever. Earning a BSN degree will prepare you for a diverse range of careers in many locations throughout the world, so you can make a positive impact no matter where you end up.

Popular careers that our BSN program graduates are prepared to pursue include:

  • Critical Care Nurse
  • Emergency Room Nurse
  • Pediatrics Nurse
  • Maternal/Newborn Nurse
  • Hospice Nurse
  • School Nurse
  • Researcher
  • Aesthetic Nurse
  • Travel Nurse
  • Oncology Nurse

Graduating from an accredited nursing program allows the BSN nurse to pursue a graduate degree in specialty areas such as:

  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Nurse Anesthesia
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing Administration

Financial Aid for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing

If you’re thinking about joining our nursing program, you may also be interested in more information about these similar programs at RSU:

Make a Positive Impact on Your Community With a BSN Degree From RSU

Invest in your future and the future of your community with a BSN nursing degree from RSU. Visit campus to see how beautiful it is in person. Request information to learn more about our nursing program. Then apply and start your nursing journey at RSU!

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Maria Mota (Duda) ’24, Bachelor of Science in Nursing

“RSU went above and beyond to prepare me for the workforce. They not only connected me with highly skilled professionals in my field of study, but they also provided me with invaluable hands-on training and learning experiences in clinical settings. I am beyond thankful for all the opportunities and support RSU has given me, allowing me to achieve my dreams of becoming a nurse here in the United States.”

Maria E. Mota (Duda) wearing nursing white coat.


ACEN logoThe Oklahoma Board of Nursing has granted full approval status for the baccalaureate degree nursing program. The Traditional BSN nursing program at Rogers State University at the Claremore Campus located in Claremore, Oklahoma is accredited by the:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400
Atlanta, Georgia 30326

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the Traditional BSN nursing program is continuing accreditation.