College of Health and Human Sciences

The bachelor's degree program in nursing prepares students for leadership positions and graduate education for a lifelong career in nursing. Nursing theory, together with clinical skills, prepares students for patient care in medical-surgical, psychosocial, maternal-child health and public health nursing. Students are prepared to take the National Council Licensure Exam (NCLEX), which grants licensure as registered nurses (RN).

Application deadline for fall enrollment - November 1

Nursing Website

Plan of Study


Contact Information
Phone: 765-494-4042


Nurses are the largest group of healthcare providers in this country, and the need is growing. Job placement has continually been at or near 100 percent. Once a year, the Purdue Nursing Student Council sponsors the Nursing Career Fair, which draws numerous healthcare employers from different areas of the country.

Related Career Interests

Healthcare Services

Medical Sciences and Technologies

Science and Research