Nursing

Turn your care for others into an incredible and rewarding career with one of the best nursing programs around.

Degree Options Bachelor's, Certificate
Locations Lewiston, Online

LC State produces highly qualified nurses who are hired throughout the Pacific Northwest and beyond. In 2019, out of every baccalaureate program in Idaho, LC State had the highest passing rate, at 95.74 percent, for first-time exam takers of the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX). The college's NCLEX scores annually exceed the national average. During the four-semester BSN program, you participate in diverse learning activities to develop an understanding of the art and science of nursing. With state-of-the-art simulation and skill labs, you engage in experiential learning that prepares you to become a leader in your field. Healthcare-related fields top almost all projections about where future jobs will be. Students must meet certain standards before applying to be admitted into the Nursing Program.

A separate, formal application is required to apply to the LC State nursing program. Requirements and deadlines are listed on the Nursing & Health Sciences Division webpage.

Related Careers

• Registered nurse, $73,550
• Health diagnosis, treating practioner, $76,760
• Community health worker, $36,300
• Health educator, $51,960
• Nurse anesthetist, $157,140

Career data and salary information sourced from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

“As an EMT, I was hearing from healthcare providers in my home community about how much they preferred working with LC State nursing grads. I knew that I could finish the program in four semesters and have a successful career without going into debt. The size of the school and the BSN student-to-teacher ratio were big factors. LC State was my top choice.” - Timothy Dorsey ‘20

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