Nursing is not just a major, but a career with limitless opportunities to work in a variety of settings and impact numerous populations. When you graduate, you will qualify to take the licensure examination required for practice as a registered nurse.
Grand View's Nursing BSN major will prepare you for a rewarding career in a variety of clinical settings. You will develop skills and relationship with faculty that will help you develop into a caring health care professional who values learning and embodies a caring ethic. If you want to be the type of nurse who makes a difference in our world, Grand View's Nursing BSN program is for you.
We aren't just educating nurses, we're developing health care leaders who impact the lives and health of their patients. Recent grads are working as:
You could also attend graduate school to become a Nurse Educator, Clinical Nurse Leader, Nurse Practitioner or Nurse Anesthesist.
What Can I Do With This Major?
Per the Iowa Board of Nursing, you must report all of your criminal history upon request for licensure. Each history is reviewed on a case by case basis. The severity of the crime, amount of time elapsed since it occurred, and your life since then are all considerations. Board staff cannot offer any guaranteed approvals or denials.
If you are interested in purchasing an HESI Evolve admission assessment review book, please contact the Grand View (GV) Bookstore at (515) 263-6134 or (515) 263-2833. The review book is also available for checkout at the GV Library.
These courses will not be counted in computing the GPA for the major.
"Overall, the process of getting my BSN has bettered me in so many ways. It has been worth every minute. I wish there was a way that it could be less expensive, so more nurses would pursue their BSN. I can see how teachers for online courses can make or break a student’s experience. All of my teachers have “made” the experience worth the time and money. I would recommend to any nurse to get their BSN and I would happily recommend Grand View as a good choice."
- Rebekah Cullinan '19
You may also be interested in one or more of the following:
Nursing Clinical Instructor
Lecturer of Nursing
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Associate Professor of Nursing
Instructor in Nursing
Nursing Clinical Educator
Administrative Assistant for the Nursing Depart.
Center for Learning Coordinator
Aside from being a recreation center, the Charles S. Johnson Wellness Center contains classrooms used by nursing and kinesiology students. Equipped with technology, the instructional space creates many opportunities for interactive experiences. A learning resource center and therapy rooms provide additional opportunities for engagement and real-world applications. An 81,000 square-foot building, the Wellness Center also houses a weight room, inside track, two gymnasiums, as well as offices for faculty and coaches.
As one of today's most exciting and rewarding professions, a career in nursing promises to be challenging and filled with opportunity for flexibility and autonomy. You will be a vital part of a team of health care professionals dedicated to providing the highest quality of care to patients.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that employment for registered nurses will grow faster than most other occupations. The median annual salary for registered nurses was $68,450 in 2016. Nurses with graduate degrees command higher salaries.