Bachelor of Science in Nursing

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Program Overview – Academic Year 2016-2017

Program of Study

The degree offered is the bachelor of science in nursing.

The School of Nursing at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill offers an undergraduate program of study designed to provide students with the knowledge, skill, and understanding necessary to function effectively in all areas of professional nursing. The curriculum leading to the bachelor of science in nursing (B.S.N.) degree offers two options for study:

1) two years of upper-division courses in the School of Nursing, which follow two years of lower-division courses in the General College (or equivalent courses completed at another college/university) OR an earned previous bachelor’s degree plus the noted pre-requisites (B.S.N. Option – application opens in October with a December 22nd deadline for May matriculation);

2) an accelerated second degree option for students with a previous bachelor’s degree (A.B.S.N. Option – application opens in June with an August 10th deadline for January matriculation). Students are subject to the requirements in place when they are admitted to the School of Nursing; consequently, the requirements described on this page particularly apply to students admitted to the School of Nursing during the 2016-2017 academic year.

Program Overview

Admission to the School

Critical Information for ALL Nursing Students

Special Opportunities in Nursing