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  Appalachian State University's 3-Year Average NCLEX Pass Rate (2017-2019): 97%

  North Carolina's Overall 3-Year Average NCLEX Pass Rate (2017-2019): 84%

  The National Overall 3-Year Average NCLEX Pass Rate (2017-2019) : 88%

Testimonials

Testimonials

See what students are saying about the Nursing Program at Appalachian!

BSN

BSN

The purpose of this accredited baccalaureate program is to prepare students who do not yet possess a registered nursing license to practice as a generalist in a variety of healthcare settings. In this pre-licensure program, students develop academic knowledge and skills for care of individuals, families, and communities while also building a foundation for graduate nursing education.

RN to BSN

RN to BSN

The purpose of this accredited baccalaureate program is to prepare nurses who practice as generalists in a variety of healthcare settings. This online program is designed for current registered nurses seeking the BSN degree. The RN to BSN program provides the academic knowledge and skills to advance in the nursing profession and builds a foundation for graduate nursing education.

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MSN

MSN

The purpose of the Master of Science in Nursing program with a concentration in nursing education is to prepare registered nurses for leadership roles as educators in a variety of complex academic or clinical environments.  MSN Graduate students engage in primarily online learning environments with an emphasis on creativity, nursing practice, leadership, and research.         

            

New York City in 2020!

New York City in 2020!

The Department of Nursing and The Department of Social Work will be returning to New York City for the 5th year in May 2020 following graduation.  The week will be filled with cultural activities and service-learning volunteer events in a variety of areas.  The program is designed for undergraduate and graduate students admitted into the major.  If you are interested in attending, please contact Dr. Susan Lane at lanesh@appstate.edu.