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Minnesota Needs Nurses!

From prenatal care to geriatrics, nurses are crucial to healthcare in every part of life. Turn your compassion and caring into a great career with unlimited potential.

Normandale's affordable Nursing program is a 64 credit Associate of Science program.  A transfer agreement will allow Normandale Nursing graduates who have also completed the MnTC to earn their Baccalaureate Nursing award at Minnesota State University – Mankato by completing their 30 credits of upper division Nursing classes. This is a truly innovative and efficient pathway to earning your BS in Nursing degree.

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Normandale's nursing grads who passed the RN licensing exam on the first try


Median wages for nurses in Minnesota


New nurses needed to meet demand in Minnesota through 2028

“I love the nursing program at Normandale. I’m so glad I get hands-on clinical experience and the instructors are great.”

Fatma Aweys, Normandale Nursing Student, Normandale Nursing Student

Why Should I Choose Nursing?

There are literally thousands of job openings for nurses across the state, with great wages, flexibility and growth potential.

  • Work in a hospital, clinic, long-term care facility, or provide in-home healthcare
  • Serve diverse individuals and families locally, nationally, and globally
  • Make an impact in your community, every day

How is Normandale's Program Different?

Our curriculum is designed to provide an efficient and affordable path to both your AS and BS in Nursing degrees.

  • A deep understanding of key nursing concepts, while addressing the changing healthcare environment
  • Active learning in classroom, laboratory and clinical experiences
  • A strong emphasis on teamwork

Nursing Program Basics

You may apply to the Nursing program during your pre-requisite semester. You'll also need to take a standardized national pre-test called the ATI TEAS.

All the details are available on the Nursing department's How to Apply page.


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Career Resources

Check out CareerWise for the latest stats on nursing in Minnesota

How to Apply

Find out when to submit your application and what you'll need

ATI-TEAS Pre-Test Information

ATI-TEAS Pre-Test Information

Non-Academic Requirements

Non-Academic Requirements for Nursing Degrees


Accreditation for the Nursing program at Normandale


Kiara Taylor

Health Sciences Enrollment Manager


Nursing Faculty

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