Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Cardinal Stritch University’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing 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. BSN graduates are prepared as general clinical practitioners, and are eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) for Registered Nurses and obtain licensure as a Registered Nurse in the United States.

The BSN program provides a wide variety of clinical experiences in community agencies and hospitals. 

To complete the degree, 120 credit hours are required.  Of these, 60 credits are in nursing and 60 credits are non-nursing courses.