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Degree Overview

With an aging society, the demand for nurses is high. More than ever, competent Christian nurses are needed to extend compassion to patients who find themselves in a complex health care system. Maranatha's Nursing program equips you to succeed wherever God calls you to serve, whether in a major metropolitan hospital, a home health center, or an African village clinic. Working toward this degree, you complete over 1,000 hours of clinical experience in local hospitals and other healthcare facilities. The program leads to a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and offers excellent preparation for a fulfilling career in nursing.


The baccalaureate degree in nursing at Maranatha Baptist University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Potential Careers*

  • Nursing instructor
  • Home health care provider
  • Hospice care facility nurse
  • Medical-surgical nurse
  • Rehab nurse

*Some careers and employment positions require graduate degrees, specialized training, or additional certification and licenses.

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Nursing Program Outcomes

Upon completion of the Maranatha Baptist University BSN program, the graduate will possess knowledge, skills and dispositions so that they can:

  • integrate critical thinking and evidence-based practice while employing biblical, moral, and ethical reasoning to make sound clinical judgments based on the synthesis of knowledge from the humanities and social, natural, and nursing sciences to provide care in a variety of health care settings;
  • integrate therapeutic communication techniques effectively with clients, families and members of the health care community, using a variety of communication resources and methods;
  • provide compassionate, culturally competent, holistic nursing care in a variety of settings;
  • apply biblical and managerial principles of leadership to manage resources necessary to achieve quality health care outcomes;
  • demonstrate responsibility and accountability for nursing judgments and actions within a biblical worldview;
  • pursue knowledge and expertise through continued nursing practice, research, and community involvement to enhance spiritual and professional growth and development;
  • advocate for excellence in nursing care, policy, and practice using the biblical model and the nursing paradigm; and
  • coordinate client-centered collaborative care using various secular and faith-based resources.