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Nursing is a rapidly changing, ever-important profession. Today's nurse must have a strong academic background, balanced with deep, nurturing values, to deliver quality healthcare and shape the future of the profession. Today's nurse understands the importance of developing partnerships within the community to provide health care to its constituents. Today's nurse must understand individuals' cultural and genetic differences. Today's nurse must also understand the interdisciplinary nature of the modern health care team and learn to work effectively within the team environment. Old Dominion University's Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) is the program for today's nurse.


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Academic Program Options

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BSN Prelicensure

Entry-level program for students from a variety of educational backgrounds

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BSN Concurrent Enrollment

For admission to the prelicensure BSN at ODU & concurrent enrollment with other partnering colleges.

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BSN Postlicensure

For those who are licensed as an RN & want to advance their career by earning a BSN

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Career Paths

Patients, family and community are a nurse's first priority. However, new nursing career paths are opening in order to keep pace with change, developing treatments, and patient care. The bachelor's program prepares highly competent nurses with strong theoretical foundations and excellent clinical practice skills, ready for entry-level professional careers in acute care, ambulatory care, rehabilitation, home, and community settings. Graduates are also prepared for progression to positions that require beginning administrative and research skills, and are prepared for graduate study.


Undergraduate Opportunities