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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?
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.
"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
"I feel as though nurses who have undergone training and teaching on the importance of lifelong learning, critical inquiry, nurturing self and caring relationships, cultural competency, and empowering and influencing others are better equipped to take care of patients as a well-rounded nurse. Baccalaureate-prepared nurses who see and understand the value of these core competencies are prepared to provide holistic care to patients and form caring relationships with people they encounter."
- Alli Brown
“Sherri has not only been an instructor to me, but also a friend. She genuinely cares about how her students are doing and makes herself available when she sees that help is needed. For me, I got the privilege of having her as an instructor 2 semesters in a row, which gave me a chance to open up about things in my life that were affecting my coursework. Even after those courses, I have still been able to reach out to her about things and she has always been a good listener and supporter. I will always consider her a close friend of mine even after I graduate Grand View.” - Dumbari Taoh
You may also be interested in one or more of the following:
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.
Nursing Clinical Instructor
Prof of Practice of Nurs, Level II
Professor of Nursing
Lecturer of Nursing
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Prof of Practice of Nursing, Level I
Administrative Assistant for the Nursing Depart.
Cntr for Learning Coordinator of Nursing
Clinical Nurse Educator
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.