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Bachelor of Science in Nursing FAQs

Do you have questions about nursing education and Baker’s BSN program? Below are answers to common questions. If we haven’t answered yours, please call us at 785.354.5850.

When do courses start?

How are students admitted?

What do I need to submit for admission?

Is it best to apply before asking for transcripts?

How many hours per week are students in classes?

How many credits are earned for classes and for clinicals?

Are scholarships available?

Can nursing courses be taken before entering the nursing program?

Does Baker offer an LPN program?

How long will it take to get a nursing degree?

Are classes held during the day or during the evening?

Are classes available for part-time students?

Are nursing classes more difficult than the two years of general education coursework?

Do all general education prerequisite courses have to be completed before entering the program, and what grades are needed?

Is the SAT or ACT required?

Is credit given for life experiences or paramedical work?