Mission Statement

The Bossier Parish Community College (BPCC) Nursing Program is committed to student-centered learning through academic instruction, skills laboratory, clinical simulation, clinical experiences, and community service to promote excellence in nursing and the maximum development of student potential within an ethical, intellectually stimulating environment of caring in which diverse students develop their academic and nursing skills.

Program Overview

The Bossier Parish Community College Associate of Science in Nursing Program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) located at 3343 Peachtree Rd NE #850, Atlanta, GA 30326, 404-975-5000.The program has provisional approval of the Louisiana State Board of Nursing (LSBN) located at 17373 Perkins Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70810.

BPCC’s Nursing Program consists of a prerequisite component and a clinical component. Students may work at any pace (part-time/full-time) to complete the prerequisite course requirements. After completion of these courses (with a “C” or better), students apply for admission to the clinical component. The program is designed so the student will complete the clinical portion in three consecutive semesters (fall, spring, fall or spring, fall, spring). Detailed information on the Nursing Program is located in the General Catalog.

Important Deadlines

All applications are to be submitted electronically. Contact Cindy Adams ( beginning in February or September and request a link. Applications and deadlines are the same for both the Traditional RN Program and the LPN to RN Transition Program. Applications must be submitted by 4:00 P.M. on the day of the deadline:

  • For fall admission--deadline is the first Monday in April
  • For spring admission--deadline is the first Monday in October