Our Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing prepares students for a variety of rewarding and in-demand careers. Our two undergraduate programs include the traditional Nursing Pre-Licensure Program and online RN Baccalaureate Completion Program. With state-of-the-art facilities and world-class educators, we can help you achieve the nursing degree preferred by today’s employers.

Nursing Pre-Licensure Program

This program is designed for students who wish to pursue a baccalaureate degree in nursing and eventual licensure as a Registered Nurse. Our family-focused curriculum, diverse clinical sites, and simulation experiences prepare students with a sound clinical and theoretical foundation to become a highly respected and valued member of the health care team.

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RN Baccalaureate Completion Program

This program is designed for the licensed Registered Nurse with an Associate Degree who wishes to complete the baccalaureate degree in nursing. This 30-credit program offers flexible plans of study in a 100% online format.

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RN Baccalaureate Completion Online

Complete your RN to BS degree from Minnesota State University, Mankato! Our program is individualized, flexible and is 100% online. With rolling admission, affordable tuition, and several different start times a year, you can take your degree to the next level when it’s convenient for you.

Nursing Practice (DNP)

The family-focused curriculum and simulation experiences in our program help students learn how to provide the best care possible to individuals, their families and the community.

Maverick Family Nursing Simulation Center

The 16,000-square-foot Maverick Family Simulation Center is located in the Clinical Sciences Building and provides access to 13 high fidelity mannequins, ranging from newborns to adults.

Glen Taylor Nursing Institute For Family and Society

Advancing family and societal health and healing through education, research and practice.

Mu Lambda Honor Society

Learn about membership and the history of the Mu Lambda Chapter and Sigma Theta Tau.

Celebrating the First Fifty Years

"Celebrating The First Fifty Years: An Interpretive Essay," by Mary Huntley, Edna Thayer, and Linda Beer tells the story of the School of Nursing at Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Faculty and Staff

Meet the School of Nursing faculty and staff.