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Stephanie Pierce, PhD, MN, RN, CNE
Program Director for Baccalaureate Articulation, CARE, and Nurse Educator MSN Programs

Career Alternative RN Education (CARE)
Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program
for Students with Degrees

LSU Health Sciences Center is located in New Orleans, LA. The faculty of the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center offers the Career Alternative RN Education (CARE) program of study leading to a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. This program is designed for individuals who have earned a Bachelorís Degree from an accredited college or university in any field and who would like to become a nurse.

The program admits students in the fall each year. Class size is limited and admission is very competitive. This program of study is for two-years and fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education and approved by the Louisiana State Board of Nursing. Our CARE BSN degree program will prepare you for the NCLEX-RN licensure exam and a professional nursing career.

A student must have earned a Bachelorís Degree from any accredited college or university to fulfill the required pre-nursing courses.

For information regarding the CARE Program of Study, please contact:

Dr. Stephanie Pierce -