Nurses are a vital part of the medical community. In fact, according to the Department of Labor, they are the largest group in the healthcare workforce. This helping profession is rewarding—and in-demand.
ACU’s Bachelor of Science in nursing is rooted in Christian service and prepares you for a career in this fast-paced field. You can work in an array of settings, from the emergency room to a doctor’s office to administrative and leadership positions within healthcare organizations. You will learn in state-of-the-art classrooms and simulation labs, and learn hands-on through clinical experiences and community outreach.
University Requirements: 53 credit hours
+ Major Requirements: 72 credit hours
+ Electives: 3 credit hours
= Total Required: 128 credit hours*
*Based on track selection
You’ll take courses such as:
- Nursing Assessment and Diagnostics
- Anatomy and Physiology I & II with Lab
- Evidence-Based Acute Medical-Surgical Nursing
- Nursing Leadership and Management
What can you do after graduation?
- ER Nurse
- Nurse Researcher
- Nurse Practitioner
- Nursing Informatics Analyst
- Nurse Case Manager
- Nurse Anesthetist
- Medical Writer
- Patient Advocate
- Flight Transport Nurse
Clubs and Activities
As a nursing student at ACU, you will participate in a variety of healthcare-related experiences such as:
- Medical missions throughout the world
- Clinical experiences
- Work in a state-of-the-art simulation lab
- Undergraduate research opportunities
About the School of Nursing
ACU School of Nursing educates students for lifelong learning and Christian service and leadership as professional nurses throughout the world. The School of Nursing educates future nurses to facilitate health and healing in a variety of healthcare settings. Students are mentored by Christian faculty and practicing nurses in a rigorous educational environment that equips them with the skills and critical thinking necessary for exceptional careers as professional nurses.
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Last updated February 1, 2018