The baccalaureate degree in nursing at Metropolitan State University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
The BSN program is endorsed by the American Holistic Nursing Credentialing Corporation. Graduates waive the post-graduate practice and continuing education hours necessary to be eligible to take the holistic nursing certification exam.
Graduates of the Bachelor of Science in nursing program are eligible for registration as a Public Health Nurse in the state of Minnesota after becoming licensed as a registered nurse in the state.
Fall 2022 Holistic Admissions Update
The MANE Holistic Admission Process has been formalized. Holistic Admissions will be fully implemented for the Fall 2022 admission cycle.
- MANE Holistic Admissions Process
- MANE Definitions Supplement
- MANE EAM Graphic
- MANE Holistic Advising Tool
The Minnesota Alliance for Nursing Education (MANE) is an alliance of Minnesota nursing programs, using a common baccalaureate curriculum. The alliance is compiled of six community colleges, Metropolitan State University, and Minnesota State University Moorhead; it is dedicated to increasing the educational capacity for attainment of a baccalaureate degree in nursing.
This program is intended for individuals wishing to attain a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing who are not currently registered nurses.
The MANE BSN program plan is a four-year, eight semester (not including summers), 120 credit concept-based baccalaureate curriculum. It is based on a set of core competencies that are intended to prepare graduates to provide care to individuals, families and communities in health promotion, acute or chronic illness, and at the end of life. Students are admitted to a cohort each fall at Metropolitan State.
- Integrate reflection, self-analysis, self-care, and lifelong learning into nursing practice.
- Demonstrate leadership skills to enhance quality nursing care and improve health outcomes.
- Evaluate best available evidence utilizing informatics to guide decision making
- Collaborate with inter-professional teams to provide services within the broader health care system.
- Adapt communication strategies to effectively respond to complex situations.
- Promote ethical practice and research within the nursing discipline and organizational and political environments.
- Practice holistic, evidence-based care including diverse and underserved individuals, families, communities, and populations.