To receive a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing, every student must fulfill the following requirements:

  1. Have attended eight regular trimesters (or received transfer credit equivalent to the first two trimesters, have satisfactorily met all the approved clinical requirements, and have satisfactorily completed all course work and examinations as required by the faculty.
  2. Have met all the requirements for satisfactory academic progression.
  3. Received a passing grade on all required examinations.
  4. Have shown a behavior considered acceptable to academic instructors and supervisors.
  5. Have received the recommendation of the Nursing Faculty as presented to the Promotions Committee. The Committee reviews both cognitive and attitudinal aspects of performance. The recommendations are then submitted to the Dean for approval.
  6. Have settled all financial and library obligations with PHSU.
  7. Attend the commencement exercise.

Students who have successfully completed the BSN program and wish to practice in the US are eligible to apply to sit for the NCLEX-RN examination. Each state Board of Nursing has different licensure requirements. The requirements for eligibility to take the NCLEX and to get a license/registration are determined by the board of nursing/regulatory body (BON/RB). If you are interested in information about eligibility and licensure/registration requirements, you should contact the BON/RB where you wish to practice. PHSU SON will assist you in understanding the requirements.


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