Traditional Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program

Are you ready to embark on a rewarding journey towards becoming a skilled and compassionate nurse? Look no further!

Our Bachelor of Science in Nursing program is designed to equip you with the knowledge and hands-on experience you need to excel in the field of nursing.

Here's what makes our program stand out:

  1. Comprehensive Curriculum: Our program comprises a total of 121 credit hours, including 65 credits of nursing-specific content. You'll receive a well-rounded education that covers all aspects of nursing care.

  2. Progressive Structure: Begin your educational journey with two years of pre-requisite and general education courses, setting a strong foundation. Then, seamlessly transition into two years of focused nursing courses that dive deep into the world of nursing practice.

  3. Cutting-Edge Facilities: Our Education and Health Science Center boasts state-of-the-art Simulation and Skills Laboratory facilities. Here, you'll have the opportunity for hands-on learning and experience that closely mirrors real-world nursing scenarios.

  4. Practicum Opportunities: To ensure you're fully prepared for the field; you'll complete a total of 540 practicum hours. These hands-on experiences take place in various community settings, providing you with valuable exposure and real-world application of your nursing skills.
  • Application & Admission Process

    Unlock Your Future in Nursing with Our Holistic Admission Process!

    At our Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, we understand that being a nurse is about more than just grades. We believe in nurturing well-rounded, compassionate, and dedicated individuals who are ready to make a difference in healthcare. That's why our admission process is holistic, considering a wide range of qualities and experiences.

    Here's what sets our admission process apart:

    1. Grades and TEAS Score: While academic performance is important, it's not the sole determinant. We look at your academic achievements as a part of the bigger picture.

    2. Experiences: We value the experiences you bring to the table. Whether you've volunteered in healthcare settings, participated in nursing-related extracurricular activities, or have relevant work experience, we take it into consideration.

    3. Volunteering: Demonstrating your commitment to helping others through volunteer work is highly regarded in our admission process. It showcases your dedication to the field of nursing.

    4. Recommendations: Letters of recommendation from teachers, mentors, or employers provide valuable insights into your character and potential as a nursing student.

    5. Dedication to Nursing: Your passion for nursing is a crucial aspect of your application. We're looking for candidates who are genuinely enthusiastic about the profession and its challenges.

    We believe that a diverse and well-rounded cohort of students contributes to a richer learning environment and better healthcare outcomes. If you're ready to embark on a nursing journey that values your unique qualities and experiences, our Bachelor of Science in Nursing program is the perfect place to start.

    Application Requirements

    • Admission to Frostburg State University
    • Completion of BSN Application
    • Completion of TEAS Admission Exam
    • Completion of pre-requisite courses:
      • English Composition (ENGL 101)
      • General Psychology (PSYC 150)
      • Introduction to Sociology (SOCI 100)
      • Psychology Lifespan Development (PSYC 208)
      • Statistics and Probability (MATH 109)
      • Human Anatomy 1 & 2 (BIOL 321 & 322)
      • Microbiology (BIO 304)
      • General Chemistry (CHEM 150 or CHEM 201)

Apply Now

Don't miss the chance to join our Bachelor of Science in Nursing program and become a part of our dynamic and supportive nursing community. Your journey towards a fulfilling nursing career starts here!

Apply now and take the first step towards a future in nursing excellence. Your patients are waiting, and we're here to help you succeed.

Apply Online Today!  BSN Application

Applications Due by March 1st for Fall semester

Contact Information

FSU Department of Nursing
Education and Health Science Center


The baccalaureate degree in nursing and master’s degree in nursing at Frostburg State University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.