Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
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- About the BSN Program
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- Degree Requirements
- Student Resources, Forms, and Policies
- Alumni Resources
- Announcements and Current Events
I liked how [the] program emphasized different aspects of nursing, such as evidence-based research, cultural competence, and [the] importance of self-care as a nurse.
— BSN Student, 2019
About the BSN Program
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) pre-licensure program is an in person, full-time program for candidates new to nursing. If you are looking for the RN-to-BSN bridge, please visit the RN-BSN page for more details.
The program prepares individuals for professional nursing practice in a variety of institutional and community settings, as well as for graduate study and roles as nurse leaders.
Extended campus facilities include a wide variety of community healthcare agencies for clinical experience. The School of Nursing has integrated extensive simulation labs which provide an enhanced learning experience.
Degree requirements (including additional details about; the program’s offerings, outcomes, recruitment and admission policies, grading policies, degree/certificate completion requirements, tuition, and fees) can be found in the university's catalog.
Prior baccalaureate students are exempt from completing the SJSU studies area V requirement for graduation (students complete areas R, S, and Z in the nursing program).
Curriculum and Roadmaps
- Fall 2021 Curriculum Roadmap Revision [pdf]
- Fall 2020 Curriculum Roadmap
- Fall 2020 Curriculum Course of Study
- Spring 2020 and earlier roadmaps
- Spring 2020 and earlier Course of Study
*Refer to the BSN Information Packet for detailed information*
Announcements and Current Events for Spring 2022
Check out the SJSU Academic Calendar for campus-wide important dates and events.
This investment in yourself is well worth the short-term sacrifice... I [appreciate] the terrific support and guidance I received from faculty and fellow alumni of this program.
— Sharon Likely Sprague, DNP, MBA, RN, OCN (2019 Graduate)