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LSU Health Sciences Center School of Nursing will be participating in a Centralized Application Service for Nursing Programs (NursingCAS) beginning February 1, 2015 for spring 2016 semester. Applicants interested in applying to the Traditional BSN track for fall 2016 semester will apply online using the NursingCAS application. To learn more about the NursingCAS application process, please visit the NursingCAS web site at The School of Nursing on-line application will be available on February 1st.

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) track 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 track 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 -