Bachelor of Science in Nursing

The Baccalaureate Graduate

The baccalaureate graduate as a member of the discipline uses knowledge from a research base to fulfill the roles of the nurse in contemporary society as a caregiver, manager, teacher and/or researcher. On entry into practice the graduate makes clinical judgments using critical thinking and other key nursing concepts to address health care needs in diverse settings. The baccalaureate nurse works singularly or in collaboration with other health care professionals in coordinating and promoting the health of culturally diverse clients.

Career Opportunities for B.S.N. Graduates

Nursing offers graduates a wide variety of professional choices. University of Arkansas graduates are prepared for hospital, school and community settings where they manage acute and chronic patient care and promote health and wellness. Nursing professionals specialize in geriatrics, dialysis, oncology, emergency, hospice and many other areas of health care.