Nursing

The Castleton University Nursing Department offers the following tracks which lead to a Bachelor of Science with a major in Nursing and eligibility to take the National Council Licensing Exam for Registered Nurse (NCLEX-RN®):

The department also offers an RN-BS completion track leading to a Bachelor of Science with a major in Nursing. The RN-BS program is a post-licensure track designed for Registered Nurses who have earned an Associate Degree or diploma in Nursing and have passed the NCLEX-RN exam.

Missions of the Department of Nursing

The mission of the baccalaureate Nursing program at Castleton University is to provide students with a dynamic nursing education steeped in the liberal arts; graduates are prepared to deliver high-quality care and transform care and care environments now and in the future.

Accreditation

The baccalaureate degree in Nursing program at Castleton University is approved by the Vermont Board of Nursing and accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education; 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, D.C., 2001; (202) 886-6791. The program is also approved by the Vermont State Board of Nursing.