Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Cardinal Stritch University’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.) pre-licensure program is designed for students seeking a nursing degree with a liberal arts foundation in a university environment.
Our program builds upon a foundation of knowledge in science and the humanities, and is aimed at developing your abilities to practice nursing using the principles of health promotion, maintenance and restoration across the life span in a variety of structured client settings. B.S.N. graduates are prepared as general clinical practitioners, and are eligible to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses in order to obtain Wisconsin State R.N. license.
The BSN program allows you to have a wide variety of clinical experiences in community agencies and hospitals. Some of our clinical sites include: Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital, Sinai-Samaritan Medical Center, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, St. Joseph’s Hospital, the Agape Community Center, community health departments, and K-12 schools.
Stritch NCLEX-RN first time test takers exceeded the national average of 90% with a pass rate for the 2nd quarter 2013 of 93%.