Nursing is about being a constant presence. And leading healthcare through constant change.
Bethel’s RN to B.S. in Nursing focuses on treating patients in a holistic way that touches the body, mind, and spirit. The program is about providing meaningful care that promotes the health of people from diverse families, communities, and systems. You’ll take your learning and experience in new directions and become confident in your application of theoretical concepts in the opportunities you face.
Our nursing program will provide you with a top-notch education with hands-on experience so that you’re ready to give your patients excellent, evidence-based care.
This program requires you have your RN license. If you are not a registered nurse, check out our pre-licensure nursing program.
Deliveries: Face to Face, Online
Locations: North Hennepin Community College, St. Paul
Preparing Nurses for Holistic Practice
The healthcare field is constantly changing. That’s why evidence-based practice is a hallmark of Bethel’s nursing program. Our specialized faculty will help you combine your experience with the most current research so that your decisions will result in the best outcome for each patient. In doing so, you’ll gain critical thinking skills and competency to function in a variety of nursing professions.
of recent graduates are employed
of 5-year alumni are involved in leadership roles
Nursing leadership skills
Learn how to influence the quality of healthcare within changing local and global healthcare systems as a leader in your organization.
Bethel professors teach their courses from a Christian perspective. They help you to understand how to treat your patients holistically—body, mind, and spirit. This allows you to provide meaningful care that promotes the health of diverse individuals, families, communities, and systems.
The world is more globalized than ever. That’s why the best nurses work sensitively with those from other cultures and backgrounds to ensure the best outcomes. Learn to care for persons from all walks of life so you know how to best serve individuals from our diverse society.
Bethel nursing professors have academic credentials paired with practical experience so you can gain knowledge that will apply immediately to your work setting.
Become proficient in research skills so you can keep up with a changing healthcare system and provide the best care. You’ll become a resource person in your healthcare setting as you learn how to keep up with healthcare trends and integrate them in your practice and career. You can also continue on to your M.S. in Nurse Educator degree at Bethel.
Christ is the center of my life, so it only makes sense that He is the center of my education.
–Jennifer Mckinney '15
The CAPS program has allowed me to pursue professional growth while continuing to work in my current position. I have enjoyed the cohort atmosphere, and find the professors to be knowledgeable and approachable.
–Pace Pfenning '15
I am so thankful to be a part of Bethel's nursing program. The program is preparing me to take my nursing career to a more comprehensive professional level, pushing me to drive best practices through research and leadership.
–Heather Jensen '15
More Career Options
With a B.S. in Nursing, you'll leave qualified for the many positions that require a bachelor's degree. Our graduates work in hospitals, clinics, public health, or school nursing settings, just to name a few.
Learn how to:
- Develop as a leader in healthcare
- Apply research to nursing
- Problem solve in a constantly changing context
- Make informed clinical judgments
- Become a life-long learner
- Understand the role of professional nursing practice
- Focus on underserved populations
- Examine the impact of culture on health and illness
- Understand nursing informatics as it relates to the nursing profession
- Grow in effective communication skills
- Think broadly about nursing issues
Our graduates become:
- Public health nurses
- School nurses
- Nursing case managers
- Nursing administrators
- Patient educators
- Home health nurses
Our graduates work in places like:
- Regions Hospital
- St. Paul Children’s Hospital
- United Hospital
- Unity Hospital
- Fairview Medical Center
- North Memorial Hospital
- St. John’s Hospital and Clinics
- St. Joseph’s Hospital