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

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