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How we shine...
On four separate occasions since 2008, graduates have scored 100% on their NCLEX
Outstanding NCLEX scores and program reputation have yielded 100% employment of all graduates
Our recent pass rates far exceed both state and national averages
The average pass rate for the NCLEX from April 2007 through September 2009 was 97.5%
Who to contact in Nursing
Dr. Wendy Bailes,
Interim Director

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Bachelor of Science (B.S.N.)
Bachelor of Science (R.N. to B.S.N.) - Online
Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.) - Online

About Nursing...
The Kitty DeGree School of Nursing has a long history of excellence. The School was founded in 1960 and graduated the first class of baccalaureate nurses in 1964. Baccalaureate nursing graduates at ULM receive a broad based general educational foundation inclusive of history, english, science, and arts. Graduates also receive education in all aspects of nursing care and are prepared to work in a variety of health care environments.

What careers have our graduates pursued?
Career opportunities for graduates are extremely varied in Healthcare: hospitals, clinics, insurance companies, legal offices, and governmental agencies.

"I chose to attend ULM because our nursing program is nationally accredited"
-Jennifer Quintos,
Nursing Major

Our graduates have gone on to work at
hospitals and other health care facilities., Recruiters from acute care, home care, and long term care agencies seek our graduates.

Check out some of our learning opportunities:
Faculty and students provide more than 600 hours of community service each semester in addition to at least three health fairs

Take advantage of online learning.
Specific classes are offered online. The RN to BSN and MSN are offered completely online.

Get involved beyond the classroom:
ULM Student Nurses Association, Sigma Theta Tau, LASN (Louisiana Association of Student Nurses), NSNA (National Student Nurses Association), Louisiana State Board of Nursing, AACN (American Association of Colleges of Nursing)

Where are our faculty's interests?
Community involvement in Breast Cancer Awareness, Lyme Disease, Infant Nutrition, School Age Nutrition, and Self-Esteem

The School of Nursing holds national accreditation through The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education