MajorBachelor of Science
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A direct admission Nursing program in the heart of Indiana’s healthcare corridor.

Launching in fall 2025, Butler’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program offers an innovative curriculum that merges academic knowledge with practical skills. As a Butler Nursing student, you will benefit from clinical exposure in hospital systems as early as your first year. You’ll work in state-of-the-art simulation labs, gaining exposure to real-world experiences within the safety net of a controlled environment. And, in your last semester, you’ll wrap up your clinical experiences with a 1:1 preceptorship paired with an elective course of your choosing in either cardiology, medical surgical, or perioperative studies.

Butler’s Nursing program offers direct admission—a straightforward path to a career in nursing. It means that once you’re admitted, there is no pre-nursing coursework, additional applications, or stress over whether you’ll be admitted.

Program Information

  • NUR 102 – Fundamental Knowledge for Nursing Practice
  • BSHS 310 – Nutrition for Healthcare Professionals
  • NUR 303 – Social Determinants of Health
  • NUR 315 – Leadership: Professional Nursing
  • NUR 405 – Healthcare Technology and Innovation

Clinicals & Experiential Learning

8:1 Student-to-Faculty Clinical Ratio

495 Total Clinical Hours

135 Total Preceptorship Hours

90 Total Simulation Hours

240 Total Lab Hours


Whatever path you’re interested in pursuing, there’s a place for you at Butler.


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