There are many different career options within the field of nursing, such as Registered Nurse (RN), Nurse Midwife (CNM), Nurse Practitioner (NP or DNP), and Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA). Students are encouraged to explore these different career options in order to determine which is the best fit for their personal aspirations. Information about nursing careers can be found here:Explore Health Careers or RNtoBSN.
Admission to a school of nursing involves meeting satisfactorily its entrance requirements, acceptable scholastic records or a satisfactory score on the nursing admission test, and possession of personal qualifications essential for effective nursing. Nursing schools differ in their prerequisites, so students should carefully investigate the requirements of their top choice schools.
The following is a list of courses and suggested two-year sequence for students who plan to transfer to a school of nursing in pursuit of a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN): Suggested University of Idaho Pre-Nursing Courses
LCSC Pre-nursing and Pre-radiography
Lewis-Clark State College’s (LCSC) Division of Nursing and Health Sciences holds office hours at the University of Idaho Career Center, room 342, in the Commons Building to advise pre-nursing and pre-radiography students about the programs at LCSC. Click here to download a copy of the LCSC advising schedule.
U of I students may take pre-nursing or pre-radiography courses before transferring to LCSC's nursing (Practical or baccalaureate programs) or radiography program. LCSC advisors are available to help students understand the healthcare career options at LCSC, transfer course equivalencies, pre-requisite coursework, and LCSC admission procedures.
For more information, contact:
Division of Nursing & Health Sciences