The School of Nursing and Allied Health degree programs include: baccalaureate and associate degrees in nursing, baccalaureate in radiologic sciences, the associate degree in radiologic technology, and baccalaureate in health services management.
In order to comply with accreditation standards, it is necessary to restrict enrollment in all Allied Health programs. Students are admitted to these programs once a year. The radiologic technology and the accelerated LPN to RN programs begin in May while the Associate Degree nursing program begins with the fall semester. Applications for admissions must be completed on a yearly basis and are submitted to the Admissions Office from September 1 through December 15 for the A.S. Nursing, Accelerated LPN to RN, and A.S. Radiologic Technology programs. The application file must be completed by January 31 of the year for which admission is sought. It is the student's responsibility to confirm their admission file is complete. Applications for admission can be submitted from September 1 through April 15th for the RN to BSN Program. The application file must be completed by May 1st of the year for which admission is sought. Students entering any of these health care programs must have a physical examination and documentation of necessary health screening. Students must purchase uniforms and other equipment particular to the program. Students are responsible for transportation to and from the College and health agencies utilized for clinical experiences.
All students in the School of Nursing and Allied Health are required to participate in an online certified background check. This costs $75.00 to enroll and requires: completion of a health assessment history and physical form, a technical standards form, TB screening, proof of health insurance, current CPR verification, and up to date immunization status. Deadlines for completion will vary for each program within the School of Nursing and Allied Health and can be on the individual web pages.
The Associate Degree Nursing Program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 500, Atlanta, GA 30326; telephone: (404) 975-5000.
The Baccalaureate Degree Nursing Program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036-1120; telephone (202) 887-6791.
The Associate Degree Radiologic Technology Program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education on Radiologic Technology, 20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL, 60606; telephone (312) 704-5300.
The online admission application for all programs offered at BSC can be found at http://bluefieldstate.edu/admissions
The following forms are for students who have been fully admitted to the Allied Health programs, not pre-allied health students.
|Associate of Science in Nursing Technical Standards|
|Bachelor of Science in Nursing Technical Standards|
|Associate of Science in Radiologic Technology Technical Standards|
|Health Assessment Form|
|Medication Data Sheet|