Licensed Nursing Education
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)
The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society and South Dakota State University
WHAT: The bachelor of science in nursing program is an online, RN Upward Mobility option.
The program is designed to build on a licensed registered nurse's (ADN) past education and experience. The degree is awarded by South Dakota State University (SDSU) in Brookings, SD.
AVAILABLE AREA: All states served by The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society.
- Offered on a part-time schedule
- Allows staff to work, earn and learn
- Scheduled to facilitate study for employees with work and family
- Nursing and support courses offered online
- All BSN clinical practicum requirements are completed in the student's own community with local agencies and families
- Credit successfully earned from the USD RN program and other accredited ADN nursing programs has
been articulated for transfer to the SDSU BSN program
ACCREDITATION:The SDSU College of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate
Nursing Education (CCNE).
REQUIRED COURSES and APPLICATION INFORMATION: Click here
for more information.
TIME TO EARN DEGREE: The BSN degree can be completed in one year full-time or two years part-time (once entry requirements are met).
COST ESTIMATES: Tuition and fees are approved by the South Dakota Board
of Regents effective each May. It is important to discuss an estimated cost with
SCHOLARSHIP/LOANS: You are invited to visit with your center administrator about financial assistance that might be available through local resources. Some states might offer scholarship/grant or loan assistance through the state Board of Nursing or another state government agency.
Please inquire about SDSU nursing scholarships with your advisor.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for a list of nursing scholarship resources.
HOW DO I LEARN MORE? Contact Susan Rosen, Susan.Rosen@sdstate.edu or 605-688-4995.
Please identify that you are a Good Samaritan Society employee,
your Center number and location.