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Degree Program Description

Below is a summary-level description of the Nursing (BSN) program. Please note that a campus listed with a program is a campus where the program can be completed. Most baccalaureate programs and some associate programs can be initiated at other campuses before requiring a change of campus to one listed for completion of the degree.

Nursing (BSN)

A summary-level description of the Nursing (BSN) program at Penn State
Major Code: NURS_BSN
Program Type: Baccalaureate Degree Program
Degree: Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
College: Nursing
Status: Active
Required Years: 4.0
Program Option:
  • General Nursing (GNURS)
  • Second or Additional Degree (SCND)
Completed at:
  • Altoona
  • Erie
  • Fayette
  • Harrisburg
  • Mont Alto
  • Schuylkill
  • Scranton
  • University Park

Last Update: April 05‚ 2021


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