Kentucky State University (KSU) is located in Frankfort, the capital city of Kentucky. Frankfort and KSU are both rich in history. KSU is a small public university, this enables for the faculty in the School of Nursing to provide more individual instruction. The School of Nursing graduated the first nursing class in 1969 and has maintained National League of Nursing Accreditation since 1973.
The School of Nursing offers an Associate in Applied Science and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-BSN Completion Program):
Associate in Applied Science (pdf/79)
Direct or Pre-Nursing, LPN-RN Bridge, and the School of Nursing welcomes applicants with a baccalaureate and/or graduate degree in a field outside nursing.
Application (pdf/207 KB)
A.D.N Curriculum Ladder (pdf/11 KB)
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (pdf/33 KB)
The RN-BSN Completion program allows an associate degree prepared registered nurse to obtain a Bachelor of Science in nursing.
Application (pdf/130 KB)
RN-BSN Curriculum Ladder (pdf/22 KB)
The ADN program is approved by the Kentucky Board of Nursing (KBN) (312 Whittington Parkway, Suite 300, Louisville, KY 40222; 502/329-7000). Upon successful completion of the ADN program and successful completion of the National Council Licensure Examination – RN, graduates qualify to practice as licensed registered nurses in Kentucky. The ADN and the RN-BSN programs are accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (61 Broadway, 33rd Floor, New York, New York, 10006; 800/669-1656, ext. 153).
Mail applications to:
Kentucky State University
School of Nursing
400 East Main Street
Frankfort, KY 40601