Baccalaureate degree (BA) with a major in Nursing

The BA program at Luther College academically qualifies graduates to complete the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN), just as graduates with bachelor’s of science degrees. Successful completion of the NCLEX-RN positions graduates with the RN credential necessary to enter practice. 

The BA nursing degree at Luther College  integrates liberal arts with science courses, along with nursing didactic, lab, and clinical courses.  The nursing program at Luther College is approved by the Iowa Board of Nursing (IBON) and accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).  

To the best of our knowledge, as of July 1, 2020, the educational requirements for graduates of the nursing program at Luther College meet the same basic academic conditions for licensure in all 50 states. States may vary in fees and have specific requirements beyond the basic academic conditions for licensure.  Specific state requirements can be accessed through the National Council of State Boards of Nursing