Bachelor of Science in Nursing 

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) will prepare you for various nursing practices and guide you toward becoming a registered nurse. You will be ready to assist and support various patient needs and interact with individuals, families, community groups and populations across the human lifespan and the vast range of healthcare environments.

The Wellstar School of Nursing offers both Traditional and Accelerated BSN program pathways that include coursework in the humanities and the biological and social sciences. You will be able to develop extensive theoretical and clinical practice as an essential background needed for the preparation and pursuit of professional nursing. 

You will be prepared to work as a patient-focused nurse in a variety of general and specialty areas (e.g., medical/surgical, labor and delivery, pediatrics, emergency department, critical care, mental health, operating room, etc.). You can also pursue diverse careers as nurse educators, health policy nurses, nurse recruiters, nurse informaticists, forensic nurses and more.

For more information on the application process, please set up an appointment with the Wellstar College Advising Center.

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KSU Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree students in the classroom

Program Snapshot

Program Format: Face-to-Face, Online or Hybrid

Number of Credit Hours: 120 Total Hours

Entry Term: Fall, Spring, Summer

Time to Complete: General education plus 4 semesters (Accelerated) or 6 semesters (Traditional)

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Degree Pathway

Stay on path for graduation by using the degree pathway that maps out your courses by semester and by year.

Nursing Degree Pathway
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Nursing Degree Benefits at Kennesaw State

  • Quality – The Wellstar School of Nursing is the largest nursing program in North Georgia, and our graduates consistently outperform the national average on the state licensing exam.

  • Accredited – The nursing degree at Kennesaw State University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

  • Hands-On - The Wellstar School of Nursing has extensive partnerships through the metro-Atlanta area, where you will have the opportunity to perform your clinical requirements.

What can you do with a Nursing degree?

  • Forensic Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Legal Nurse Consultant
  • Health Policy Nurse 
  • Health Coach
  • Nurse Manager 
  • Quality Assurance Nurse
  • Travel Nurse 
  • Pediatric Nurse
  • Critical Care Nurse

Nursing Degree Salary and Career Information

The nursing degree will prepare you for a wide array of career paths to choose from, including clinical and nonclinical.


Double Owl

Double Owl Pathway

Double Owl Pathways allows undergraduate students to obtain their undergraduate and graduate degrees at significantly lower costs and in less time than pursuing each degree separately. KSU offers a variety of Pathways to choose from various disciplines, allowing students to graduate sooner and get a head start on their future careers.

Double Owl Pathways

Wellstar School of Nursing

Kennesaw State University
Wellstar School of Nursing
Prillaman Health Sciences, Room 3102
Mail Drop #4102
520 Parliament Garden Way NW
Kennesaw, GA  30144-5591

Phone: 470-578-6061

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