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Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Become a Nurse - Select the Only 3-Year BSN Offered in the Region

Becoming a nurse is a decision that comes from the heart. We know you enroll with a desire to help others, and to build upon your intellect to discover how best to care for patients. Our programs promise to immerse you in the knowledge you need to do just that! College of Saint Mary offers a three-year Bachelor of Science in Nursing, saving you both time and tuition.

You'll learn in our, state-of-the-art simulation labs, in small classes and from some of the most knowledgeable professors around. Our goal is seeing you fulfilled in this important, noble career field.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Fulfill your dreams of becoming a Registered Nurse

  • ONLY 3-year Bachelors of Science in Nursing program in the region.
  • Save time and tuition with our 3-year program instead of the traditional 4-years.
  • As a nursing student you’ll have access to both a personal student success advisor in addition to an academic advisor.
  • CSM's state-of-the-art health professions skills and simulation center will provide you a supportive and realistic learning experience
  • Develop your nursing skills through a variety of clinical experiences including in-patient hospitals, clinics, schools, community-based and long-term care facilities and more.
  • Work with your program director after graduation to personalize your study plan as you prepare for the NCLEX-RN. 

Degrees Offered

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) 

Josie Harper Nursing Scholarship

Through the generosity of The Harper Family Foundation, CSM is helping to provide a debt-free pathway for young women over the next four years through the Josie Harper Nursing Scholarship! Nursing students can receive up to $29,000* towards their CSM education each year while achieving their academic goals and nursing career dream. 

Josie Harper Nursing Scholarship Recipients Receive:

  • Up to $29,000* annually - significant financial support for tuition, campus housing, and educational expenses. 
  • The Scholarship is automatically renewable each year through the completion of your BSN degree. 


Career Outlook

Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) collaborate with other healthcare professionals to provide care to clients in a variety of settings. Employment of Licensed Practical Nurses is set to increase by 10% through 2030, which includes 60,800 jobs. The average annual income is $48,070 nationwide. 

Registered Nurses (RNs) provide and coordinate patient care, educate patients and the public about various health conditions. Employment of Registered Nurses is projected to grow 9% through 2030, and about 194,500 openings for registered nurses are projected each year. The mean annual income for registered nurses in Nebraska is $69,480 and $75,330 nationwide.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration


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