Nursing is about more than healthcare. It’s about holistic care infused with compassion, integrity, and excellence.
Bethel’s Post-Baccalaureate Nursing program is an accelerated pre-licensure 15-month program for students already possessing a bachelor’s degree in a non-nursing field. You'll gain the knowledge and skills you need to impact the growing field of nursing and improve the health of diverse individuals, families, and communities.
* These program details and costs are estimated and subject to change. View our program details disclaimer for more information.
The new program is geared for adult students who already possess a bachelor’s degree in a non-nursing field and are interested in making a career change to nursing.
May 21, 2019 | 4:15 p.m.
Preparing Nurses for Leadership and Service
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Minnesota's bachelor's degree nurses graduated from Bethel
recent graduates are employed or continuing their education- Bethel CAPS Alumni Survey
of 5-year alumni are involved in leadership roles- Bethel CAPS Alumni Survey
Eligibility for licensure
You'll be eligible to apply to take the NCLEX® licensure examination for registered nurses.
You’ll gain a strong theoretical foundation of Christian principles, equipping you to lead and serve with compassion, integrity, and excellence.
Designed to meet your needs
Created especially for adults with a bachelor’s degree who are looking to make a career change to nursing, with a learning environment specifically for adult students.
With your bachelor’s degree in a non-nursing field, you’ll spend just 15 months in our accelerated program. You’ll be prepared to practice in entry-level professional nursing positions in all types of healthcare agencies.
Bethel nursing professors have academic credentials paired with practical experience so you can gain the knowledge and skills you need to join the nursing profession.
Develop the skills you need to adapt to a new profession—with a foundation for continued growth and lifelong learning—and integrate healthcare trends and best practices into your career. You can also continue on to your M.S. in Nurse Midwifery degree at Bethel.
Bethel’s new Post-Baccalaureate Nursing program, designed specifically for adult learners, will equip students to become the nurses our world needs through a mix of experiences: online, skills and simulation intensives, and clinical. I can’t wait to see how graduates of this program impact their world and enhance the already excellent reputation of Bethel nursing.Kristi Gustafson
Our nursing graduates work with diverse individuals, families, and communities to promote health and manage illness.
Learn how to:
- Think critically
- Apply research to nursing
- Make informed clinical decisions
- Understand the role of professional nursing practice
- Focus on underserved populations
- Examine the impact of culture on health and illness
- Develop leadership skills
- Communicate effectively
Our graduates work in:
- Speciality care units
- Public health agencies
- Emergency care settings
- Home care
- Hospice and palliative care
- Medical device companies
Our graduates work at places like:
- Allina Health
- Children's Minnesota
- Hennepin Healthcare
- North Memorial Health