Linfield College offers a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) at our Portland campus. Students attending the McMinnville campus can apply to transfer to the Portland campus after completing approximately 2 - 2 1/2 years of prerequisite coursework.
All McMinnville students interested in Pre-Nursing will declare Nursing as their area of study while on the McMinnville campus. Students can pick up a Declaration of Major form in the Office of Academic Advising. Pre-Nursing students will remain with their originally assigned advisor until they migrate to the Portland campus.
Nursing is the protection, promotion, and optimization of health and abilities, prevention of illness and injury, alleviation of suffering through the diagnosis and treatment of human response, and advocacy in the care of individuals, families, communities, and populations.
*Source: American Nurses Association
Linfield-Good Samaritan School of Nursing educates professional nurses for health stewardship of the complex global society.
The mission of Linfield-Good Samaritan School of Nursing is to create an inclusive community of learning grounded in the liberal arts values of social justice and life-long learning. The program prepares caring nurses who are committed to the profession and responsive to the needs of the global community in an ever-changing healthcare environment. Evidence based practice and research guide student learning within a culture that promotes professional excellence and scholarship.
To learn more about the Philosophy of Linfield's Nursing Program, click here.
Find out what graduates are prepared to do here.
*Note: The following schedules are based off of tentative course availability.
Typical Program of Study:
This sample schedule represents a possible course plan to complete the pre-nursing prerequisites and satisfy the additional migration eligibility requirements (e.g. 62+ completed credits). There are many other possible ways to plan to fulfill these courses and requirements. Please work closely with your advisor to create your individualized plan of study.
Typical Program of Study for Pre-Nursing and a Semester of Study Abroad:
This sample schedule requires thorough planning ahead and requires students to have excellent science skills to be able to manage the level of academic rigor involved. In order to plan to fulfill LCs while abroad, interested students need to meet with the registrar’s office early and maintain frequent communication. Since this plan requires a very difficult course load, students who are interested in studying abroad more commonly take a January Term abroad rather than a semester. In general, any student who’s interested in studying abroad should start talking with our International Programs Office as soon as possible. Students are required to apply for any study abroad experience and the process is competitive.
Register for IDST 040 Pre-Nursing Seminar, 1 credit paracurricular-only offered in Spring.
|Application Process||Fall 2015||Spring 2016|
|Applications become available on the Portland Campus's Office of Enrollment Services web site.||November 15
|Applications due to the Portland Campus's Office of Enrollment Services by 5pm||January 2
|Transcripts for all prerequisite work are due to the Portland Campus's Office of Enrollment Services.|| July 10
Students who already hold bachelor's degree and/or have completed the bulk of the prerequisite course requirements necessary for application to the Nursing program should contact the Office of Enrollment Services at the Portland Campus for information.
Check out the Nursing Program for more information.