Advance your nursing career with a Bachelor's degree


Earn your BSN degree through a qualified nursing program

Many colleges offer qualified nursing degree programs. Take advantage of current nursing job opportunities

Deciding to become a nurse is choosing to enter one of the most selfless and giving lines of work available. A nurse’s function is to provide quality care to sick people to keep them comfortable while bringing them back to health. If you think you have what it takes to become a caring and professional nurse in South Dakota, here is how you can get started on your journey to a rewarding career in the field of nursing.

When you choose to aim for getting your BSN degree, you are preparing yourself for a future career as a Registered Nurse or other bachelor’s level field of employment. A Bachelor’s in nursing degree proves to others that you are dedicated to the study of nursing. In order to receive a BSN in South Dakota you must be prepared for a difficult journey involving obtaining massive amounts of knowledge. It can be a difficult process, but successful graduates will be awarded a lifetime degree upon completion.

Steps Required to Receive a BSN In Nursing

1. High School Diploma. You must have a high school diploma in order to register in a college to earn your BSN degree. It helps to have experience with chemistry and other sciences.

2. Complete College Courses. On average, it will take about 4 years of college for you to receive the classroom and clinical training needed to become a qualified nurse.

3. Get Nursing License. After receiving your BSN, you will have to take and pass a nursing test called the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN). If you are entering a more specialize area of nursing, further certification might be required, but the NCLEX exam is the first required step to become an RN.

As a nurse in South Dakota you will enjoy a career that not only helps people, but can also earn you a lucrative salary. Registered nurses in South Dakota can make an average salary of around $62,450 per year, with some RNs making as much as $92,000 annually. The career stability of being an RN is promising because there will always be a need for well qualified nurses to take care of sick people in a variety of medical settings. If you want a career that will enable you to help people as an active nursing professional you may want to consider studying for your BSN degree in South Dakota.

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Online BSN Degree in South Dakota

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Quick Fact
In 2017, workers with a bachelor's degree or higher had almost twice as much
median earnings per week than workers with only a high school diploma*.
*Bureau of Labor Statistics

List of CCNE Accredited BSN
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South Dakota Board of Nursing

4305 South Louise Ave, #201
Sioux Falls, SD 57106
Phone: (605) 362-2760


Accredited Online BSN Programs

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