Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

The Orvis School of Nursing undergraduate Bachelor of Science in Nursing has three main areas for students to earn degrees. That traditional 16-month program, the RN-BSN track and the 12-month accelerated second degree program. Each offers students a distinct track to earn their degree. Below you will find a little information about each track as well as a link to the University of Nevada, Reno General Course Catalog.

Traditional BSN program

The bachelor’s degree program is designed to provide the high school graduate with the opportunity to obtain a baccalaureate degree in nursing. The bachelor’s degree program is the basic preparation for professional nursing practice and leadership positions in nursing. 

RN-BSN program

The RN to BSN program is designed to provide the graduate of associate degree and diploma nursing with the opportunity to obtain a baccalaureate degree in nursing. The bachelor’s degree program is the basic preparation for professional nursing practice and leadership positions in nursing.

Accelerated BSN program

The Orvis School of Nursing accelerated second-degree Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ASBSN) is a 12-month accelerated program requiring one Wintermester and three consecutive semesters of coursework.