VERMILLION, S.D. – The Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing (BSN) program offered by the University of South Dakota has received full status approval by the South Dakota Board of Nursing.
USD Nursing’s BSN degree has two tracks, including a 4-year pre-licensure track, and the post-licensure RN – BSN track. The nursing board had awarded interim status to USD’s BSN program in 2011.
National Council Licensure Examination pass rates in 2017 for USD graduates in the pre-licensure track exceeded 92 percent for first-time testers which surpassed national and South Dakota averages.
The University of South Dakota offers nursing programs at five locations across South Dakota, including Sioux Falls, Rapid City, Vermillion, Pierre and Watertown.