Department of Nursing

College of Education, Business and Applied Sciences


Full-time Faculty: Marsh – Chair, Bachamp, Bren, Charchenko, Meyer, Skretteberg, Valdes

The following information is subject to annual change. Please contact the Department of Nursing with any questions.


In harmony with the university mission, “…to provide service relevant to the …health, and quality of life for the citizens of the State of North Dakota” our primary role is to foster and facilitate the development of competent healthcare practitioners who are prepared to serve in a continually evolving health care environment.

Participation in Writing Across the Curriculum and Writing in the Disciplines

By completing the designated courses for the BSN Degree, the student will have completed the requirements for the university’s writing program as described in the Academic Affairs section of the catalog for Writing Across the Curriculum/Writing in the Disciplines.  See the Writing Across the Curriculum section of the catalog for the designated courses used to meet writing requirements for your program plan.  Course descriptions will also identify courses that are part of the writing program.


Associate in Applied Science in Practical Nursing Program (AASPN)

Semester credit hours: 66

Enrollment limited to 43 students

Bachelor of Science in Nursing Completion Program (BSN)

Semester credit hours: 128

Enrollment limited to 32 students

Online ADRN to BSN Completion Program

Semester credit hours: 126

Enrollment limited to 10 students


The AASPN and BSN programs are fully accredited by ACEN. Their address is: 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia, 30326. Their phone number is: 1-404-975-5000. Their website can be found at


The AASPN and BSN programs are approved by the North Dakota Board of Nursing. The Board’s address is: 919 South 7th St., Suite 504, Bismarck, ND 58504-5881. The Board’s phone number is: 701-328-9777. Their website can be found at