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Nursing isn’t just a major, it’s a calling.
Alma’s BSN program gives students hands-on experiences within the simulation center, and directly with patients on a clinical floor. The Nursing education prepares students to provide the highest quality of patient centered care.
Nurses understand, plan, refer, assess, bandage, teach, laugh, counsel, heal, monitor, care, respond and support without any prescription.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
Alma College approaches nursing education a bit differently from other schools. Our four-year program encourages nursing students to take classes in other academic programs that complement and expand their nursing-specific courses, incorporating critical thinking, ethics, research, communication, leadership and creativity.
What can you expect?
- A great education in a supportive, student-centered learning community
- Excellent faculty with a passion for respectful, compassionate patient care
- Early clinical experiences that prepare you to deliver high-quality treatment and adapt quickly to changing patient needs
A Well-Rounded Education
In addition to excellent clinical experience, Alma students learn the connections between the natural sciences—such as biology and chemistry—and other academic disciplines including history, political science, sociology, health care administration, communication and the arts. Those concepts are integrated with your nursing training to give you a well-rounded education.
The Alma experience is designed to help you meet students from across the campus and participate in other activities you enjoy such as athletics, performing arts or student organizations.
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree at Alma College is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (www.ccneaccreditation.org).
Basic guidelines for admission are as follows:
- SAT of 1200/ACT of 25 or higher
- High School GPA of 3.5 or higher
- Goal Statement (Essay)
For more information, please see the admissions requirements.
“Receiving accreditation is a crucial achievement that assures the public that our students are enrolled in a credible program that meets high standards.” — Judith McKenna
An affiliation agreement with MidMichigan Medical Center-Gratiot allows for hands-on training and gives students opportunities to work on nursing skills.
Alexander Kravat and Abby Schafer from the inaugural nursing class share their experience from their Flying Doctors mission trip in Guatemala.