Indiana State University

Second Degree BS


Basic Information: Indiana State University is located in Terre Haute, Indiana. This program is for students who have already earned a bachelor's or master's degree in another field and have finished the basic requirements for their BS. Indiana State University does not offer a BSN, but instead offers a BS with a major in nursing. 

Must Dos: Students must apply to Indiana State University and to the College of Nursing, Health, and Human Services.

Program Length: Fifteen months long running in consecutive sessions meaning Summer, Fall, Spring, and Summer.

Prerequisites: Courses include Anatomy & Physiology I/II with Lab, Microbiology with Lab, Chemistry with Lab, Nutrition, Psychology, and Developmental Psychology.  Students must achieve a grade of at least a C in all prerequisite courses.

Prior Classwork Information: Students must have at least a 2.75 cumulative GPA.

Application Information: The nursing application can be found here.  Nursing applications are due by March 15th with sessions starting in Summer semester.  The application for Indiana State University can be found here

Admission Tests: It is required that you take the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) Exam.  

Tuition: Tuition information can be found here

Financial Aid/Scholarships: Financial aid information can be found here.  Scholarship information can be found here