Department of Nursing


Our programs are designed for students and professionals with careers at any level.

Application to the program is a separate process from your application to the university, and is highly competitive. Only 40 of the approximately 125 students who apply are accepted.

Sept. 10 is the application deadline for spring semester, and fall semester applications deadline Jan. 20. Requirements are outlined in the application form and handbook.

You must be an admitted St. Cloud State student to apply. Email applications are not accepted. Only complete applications that meet the deadline are considered.

Program options

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing

    Traditional 68-credit program prepares students for work in contemporary health care settings.

    Students who have an AA, BS or BA degree usually can complete the program in less than four years.

  • RN Baccalaureate Completion

    This program is for those who are already licensed registered nurses and want to earn a baccalaureate degree.