BSN Outcomes

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Upon successful completion of one of University of Detroit Mercy's BSN tracks, students are expected to meet the following program outcomes:

  1. Provide compassionate care with a commitment to social justice.

  2. Evaluate culturally sensitive person-centered care practices in health promotion, risk reduction, disease prevention and illness management for the health of people across the lifespan.

  3. Manage the delivery of person-centered care through effective delegation, prioritization and leadership practices.

  4. Use transparent person-centered nursing interventions in assessing the client’s environment, prioritizing care and following established health care (institution/agency) policies and procedures.

  5. Use quality improvement models to analyze health care delivery systems and policies that affect the health of people.

  6. Implement knowledge driven actions in professional nursing practice derived from a variety of theoretical perspectives.

Explore your BSN options

You have several choices for the best way to earn your Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Detroit Mercy:

Nursing at Detroit Mercy

The core of Detroit Mercy Nursing is the undergraduate Nursing curriculum, which is built on a strong foundation of the sciences and liberal arts.

Our aim is to educate students to become caring and compassionate nurses, able to provide safe and competent nursing care utilizing critical thinking and ethical decision making, effective communication, leadership skills, and promotion of risk reduction and illness management.

Undergraduate Nursing Reciprocity Statement

Successful completion of the McAuley School of Nursing (MSON) undergraduate pre-licensure program at University of Detroit Mercy qualifies the graduate to take the National Council Licensure Examination-Registered Nurse (NCLEX-RN®) in Michigan. Graduates who plan to practice in Michigan may find more information on licensure from the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA):

LARA Board of Nursing website
Phone 517-241-0199

University of Detroit Mercy has not made a determination of whether the nursing curriculum meets the educational requirements in any state other than Michigan. Any graduate who plans to take the NCLEX-RN® or practice in a state other than Michigan may contact the Office of the Dean of College of Health Professions/MSON at