Southeastern's Nursing program prepares professional nurses as caregivers and managers who provide leadership to enhance the health of a diverse community. Students receive education that incorporates professional standards of care and performance, promotes evidenced-based practice and advocates healthcare delivery that meets the needs of the community and advances the nursing profession.

The RN to BSN pathway of this program can be completed 100% online.

Other Concentrations




Required Semester Hours 120

Program Highlights

  • Several options are available for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, including: Generic baccalaureate program, RN to BSN (for students who are RNs seeking a bachelor's degree), LPN to BSN (for students who are LPNs seeking a bachelor's degree), and Accelerated program (for students with a bachelor's degree in another field)

  • Solid reputation for academic program and community service activities

  • The baccalaureate degree program in nursing and the Doctor of Nursing Practice program at Southeastern Louisiana University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. The master's degree program in nursing at Intercollegiate Consortium for a Master of Science in Nursing (Consortium of McNeese State University, Nicholls State University, Southeastern Louisiana University, and University of Louisiana at Lafayette) is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

  • Honors curriculum available

  • Graduates consistently score above the national average on the NCLEX-RN licensure exam

  • Outstanding faculty

  • Affiliation with quality clinical facilities

  • Access to state-of-the-art technology learning lab


What Can You Be

Types of Jobs

Registered Nurse

Types of Employers

  • Acute care
  • Community/ home health
  • Critical care
  • Emergency care
  • Gerontology
  • Long-term care
  • Medical/surgical
  • Military
  • Obstetrics
  • Occupational health
  • Pediatrics



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Student Orgs & Activities

Student Nurses Association

Rho Zeta Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society

Nurses Christian Fellowship

Student Opportunity for Achievement in Research (SOAR) opportunities