BS Nursing Generalist (OH, WI)

Bachelor of Science


BS Nursing Generalist

Learn the skills required to pursue a career as a nurse in a clinical setting with the bachelor’s degree in nursing from Bryant & Stratton College. Graduates of this Nursing degree program will be prepared to provide complex patient care in numerous settings in the healthcare field. Nursing degree graduates will gain the experience to provide support in hospitals, clinics, private practices, and other professional settings within the healthcare industry. Areas of study include, but are not limited to, family nursing care, mental health care, adult care, healthcare, basic nursing concepts, and community nursing.

Additionally, the nursing bachelor’s degree will guide students through courses that focus on nursing management, giving graduates the added capability to work in a staff coordination or management role. Upon graduation, students will be prepared for a career in nursing thanks to the comprehensive eight-semester degree program.

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32 months

Approximate Program Length

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125 credit hours

Total Credits

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Sept 4

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Graduates of the nursing bachelor’s degree program are eligible to sit for the NCLEX-RN licensure exam.

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Program Outcomes

The bachelor’s degree in nursing program provides students with the ability to:

Employ the nursing process to implement comprehensive, safe, diverse, culturally effective patient-centered care across the lifespan in all health care settings.

Demonstrate integration of knowledge, skills, professional attitude, through the use of critical thinking, best current evidence, and clinical judgment in providing care to individuals, groups, and communities with a variety of healthcare needs.

Practice within the ethical, legal, and regulatory frameworks of nursing, health care, and its related agencies assuming they have no past conduct or convictions which prevent such practice.

Fulfill the roles of the baccalaureate nurse generalist as a provider of direct and indirect care, an advocate, a collaborator, a designer/manager/coordinator of care, and a member of the profession.

Construct a framework which promotes lifelong learning essential to continuous professional development and tolerance for the unpredictable and ambiguous nature of the healthcare system.

Employ information literacy skills through the effective use of informatics to communicate, manage knowledge, mitigate errors, and support decision-making.


Nursing students will be required to complete additional steps beyond the traditional admissions process. These steps include:

  • Students are required to achieve college-level scores on the math and English placement tests
  • Completion of standardized assessments and a specialized nursing assessment
  • All applicants must meet current health record documentation requirements
  • Nursing Program Director Interview: If required, candidates will be interviewed by the Nursing Program Director or another member of the Nursing program staff. This interview is utilized by the Nursing Program Selection Committee along with admission test scores and past academic performance to determine admission
  • Documentation of a recent physical exam
  • Students must submit to a criminal background check and drug screening as required by state and federal law along with clinical facility and Bryant & Stratton College requirements

For answers on how each of these steps impact your admissions process and how they can be completed, call your admissions representative.

Valuable Internship Experience

In addition to your classroom experience, we recognize the importance of real-world application. Through our partnership network, students are provided with opportunities to actively apply their learnings within their chosen field.


What can you do with a BS Nursing Generalist Degree?

Graduates with a Nursing Generalist bachelor’s degree are eligible to sit for the NCLEX-RN licensure exam to become registered nurses. Registered nurses play an essential role in the booming healthcare industry. They may work in hospitals, care facilities, or government organizations. Some also work in educational institutions helping to train more nurses.

Accreditation & Disclosures

The Bryant & Stratton College baccalaureate degree in nursing offered at the Parma, OH and Wauwatosa, WI campuses are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), 655 K Street NW Suite 750, Washington DC 20001, (202) 887-6791. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

A BSN stands for Bachelor of Science in Nursing. It’s an education many hospitals require from their nurses to help them receive Magnet status as a healthcare organization of excellence. At Bryant & Stratton College, we offer a BSN Generalist program to help you gain the practical clinical skills and evidence-based instruction you need for life-long nursing success.

As with most bachelor’s degree programs, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) takes around four years to complete. At Bryant & Stratton College, our Generalist BSN program offers 125-credit-hours of instruction over eight semesters to provide the experience, credential and insights you need to take and pass the NCLEX-RN for your Registered Nurse (RN) designation.

No. You can earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing before taking the NCLEX-RN exam and gaining the Registered Nurse (RN) designation. In fact, the Generalist BSN program at Bryant & Stratton College covers the gamut of healthcare and nursing essentials you’ll be tested on in the NCLEX-RN.

Not everyone who earns a Bachelor of Science in Nursing becomes a Registered Nurse (RN) or even pursues a nursing career. Some professionals turn their skills to a career in the research and development arm of pharmacy industry or in other laboratory settings.

Start with your high school diploma or GED. From there, find the nursing school that fits your needs and your future goals. Apply for admission, enroll in classes, complete your clinicals and you’re on your way to a BSN.

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