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Bachelor of Science in Nursing

The nursing program at Heritage is designed to equip you with the skills to excel in the health-care profession and empower you to advocate for your patients. Through our comprehensive, mission-focused program, you’ll build the foundation for a rewarding career that will allow you to help others and lead in your community.

Why Earn Your Nursing Degree at Heritage?

At Heritage, we have a passion for nurturing the health of the people in our community. Our BSN program is dedicated to preparing students to become health-care professionals that will graduate and go on to serve their communities. In fact, our curriculum emphasizes whole-family and community nursing, which teaches students to provide comprehensive care for a diverse range of patients, including multicultural populations and those from rural and underserved environments.

As a student in this program, you’ll be part of a supportive academic community, led by experienced and dedicated faculty who have been in your shoes before. Heritage is home to state-of-the-art nurse training and has valuable health-care connections with regional hospitals and care centers that will enable you to gain hands-on experience ahead of graduation.

4:1

Ratio of clinical laboratory and practice hours to credit hours

100%

Nursing students employed within 1 year of graduation

11:1

Student-to-Faculty Ratio

BSN Program Outcomes

Learn valuable skills

Through our program, you’ll gain a strong foundation for a career in nursing or for continued education. Opportunities for hands-on learning in our simulation lab and with regional partners will help build vital soft skills such as organization, communication, attention to detail and quick thinking. All this, plus a rigorous academic curriculum, will prepare you for a lifelong career in nursing.

Get hands-on experience

Nursing students get to start working with patients during their second year of studies. Heritage is proud to have relationships with more than 20 health-care institutions across Washington, including Seattle Children’s Hospital, Yakima Health District and Virginia Mason Memorial Hospital Maternity Care. This means that in addition to having access to our clinical and simulation labs, you will also have opportunities to get real experience in patient care.

Preview Nursing at Heritage

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Coursework and Requirements

Students in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program are expected to complete their degree requirements in four to five years. Eligible students will be admitted to pre-nursing in their freshman year and complete their required general education courses before applying to the BSN program beginning in their sophomore year.

Ready for the next step?

Submit your application to Heritage University now! Our application due date for early admissions is August 1. We can’t wait to get to know you better as we consider you for our incoming class.

Student Stories

Once you’ve applied, get to know how other students have achieved their goals at Heritage! Hear firsthand from current students and recent alumni who have had opportunities for exciting work and community involvement.

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Want to Help Our Students Soar? Donate to Nursing Education.

Create a lasting legacy for the next generation of nursing students at Heritage – make a nursing program donation. When you give, you help us to provide nursing students with state-of-the-art facilities such as our simulation lab, valuable nursing education scholarships, and travel and housing support for clinical rotations. By investing in students in the nursing program, you’ll be investing in the future of health care in your community.