Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)


Take a holistic approach to promoting health and well-being of individuals, families and communities. You will gain scientific inquiry, critical thinking and clinical skills to practice as a BSN-degreed nurse. Our program is deeply connected to Louisville’s thriving medical community, and the skills you learn in class and clinicals will translate to opportunities in the field of nursing. If you are a first-time undergraduate student, the traditional 4-year track BSN program is for you.

Program Details

  • 4 Semesters (Two academic years. Optional Summer Semester Internship)
  • 59 credit hours + 772.5 clinical hours, including a 120-hour clinical practicum
  • 40 students per cohort (cohorts start every August and January)

View our curriculum to learn more about the Traditional BSN program of study.


  • Enjoy student-centered attention in classes and clinical placements
  • Benefit from a program with a graduation rate that exceeds the national average
  • Gain skills to lead in health care or excel in graduate study
  • Work with a dedicated nursing success coach through graduation
  • Prepare to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) exam

Career Options

A Bachelor of Science in Nursing will prepare you to care for patients and their families in a variety of health care settings from hospitals to home care.

  • Acute care
  • Long-term care
  • Public health
  • Community health
  • Primary care

Program Accreditation

The Baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral degrees in nursing at Spalding University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

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