Method of Delivery
Instructional Program (CIP)
The mission of the Nursing Department is to educate nurses who are caring, accountable, and knowledgeable, and are able to use critical and reflective thinking to articulate decisions, appreciate diversity, exhibit high standards of professional behavior, and are professionally competent.
Congruent with the mission of Tabor College, the program encourages students to achieve their highest potential while serving Christ and His church ministering to the nursing needs of society.
The program serves registered nurses who desire to develop personally and professionally by pursuing a bachelor’s degree in nursing.
RN-BSN Degree Completion Program Expected Student Outcomes
Graduates with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Tabor College are competent professional nurses who appreciate diversity and provide professional nursing services demonstrating ideals for Christ.
Graduates will be able to:
1. Create an atmosphere of life-long learning in nursing practice by:
Integrating and applying contemporary knowledge from a liberal education to make decisions when delivering holistic nursing care.
b. Translating and sharing reliable current evidence to advance nursing practice, make clinical decisions, and improve patient outcomes.
c. Understanding, utilizing, and appreciating the changing use of technology in the practice of nursing.
2. Engage in the art of nursing in a professional and ethical manner by:
a. Promoting health and providing outcomes directed care for diverse populations experiencing multiple and complex health problems through use of the nursing process.
Integrating leadership skills, management principles, and ethical decision- making throughout professional nursing practice.
c. Utilizing effective communication and collaboration skills to deliver evidence-based patient-centered care.
3. Support the commitment to a life of professional service by:
Providing caring, accountable, and competent nursing care while displaying personal integrity and professionalism.
b. Recognizing the inherent dignity of human worth and displaying respect for cultural diversity.
c. Advocating for the ever-changing health care needs of a culturally diverse and complex society.
The faculty recognizes the autonomous and interdependent essence of nursing and the responsibility for professional identity and practice.
Consistent with what Mennonite Brethren understand to be biblical, the faculty is committed to providing quality, Christ-centered education.
Congruent with Christian values of caring, faith, and service, the faculty believes that all individuals possess dignity and worth and have equal rights of freedom and choice.
As holistic beings with physical, psychological, social, and spiritual dimensions who search for a relationship with God, individuals develop internal values and ethical beliefs influenced by others and the Scriptures.
The relationship between individuals is powerful, reciprocal, and dynamic.
Relationships provide the foundation for direct and indirect therapeutic interventions and for interdisciplinary collaboration.
The nursing curriculum builds on previously acquired knowledge for which students are responsible.
Successful integration of liberal arts education and nursing education requires guidance from faculty to build bridges between general concepts and professional nursing practice.
Professional nursing practice is based in an ever-changing environment.
Lifelong learning and active participation in the processes affecting nursing will aid in socializing students into the profession.
Students of the nursing program are already registered nurses possessing basic foundational knowledge and thus are able to function as competent, licensed client care nurses.
They are prepared to provide and manage care as members of the discipline of nursing.
The department is designed to build on the student’s current nursing science foundation.
The program prepares nurse generalists with core knowledge of the following:
• Health Promotion, Risk Reduction, and Disease Prevention
• Illness and Disease Management
• Information and Health Care Technologies
• Human Diversity
• Global Health Care
• Health Care Systems and Policy
The baccalaureate nurse is guided by professional standards and exhibits affective, behavioral, and cognitive abilities consistent with the roles of:
• Provider of Care
• Designer, Manager, and Coordinator of Care
• Member of the Profession
Program Length (Weeks)
WIOA Approved Program
Curriculum Competency Based
4 - Workforce Investment Area IV
Type of Attainment:
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Type of financial aid offered or have access to
Federal Student Stafford Loans and Pell Grant
up to 50% point of each course to drop
Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?
Yes - Higher Learning Commission of the NCA; and CCNE
Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?
Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?
$199.00 Background Check Fee/Insurance Liability
$450.00 Technology Fees
Total In-State Program Cost
Total Out-of-State Program Cost