Look at health care with a holistic perspective, attending to patients' overall physical, social, mental and spiritual wellbeing. Gain valuable leadership skills and develop a compassionate heart for those in need.

Calvin's accredited nursing program combines vital foundational knowledge in science and healthcare practices with practical clinical experience in area hospitals, clinics and other community settings. Small class sizes mean that you'll get plenty of personal attention from Calvin's experienced Christian nursing faculty.

Student involvement

  • Participate in Calvin Student Nursing Association
  • Participate in nursing department committees
  • Be a student nurse mentor
  • Volunteer at local hospitals, blood banks and senior centers

Course Requirements


Admission to Calvin's nursing program is competitive: it accepts a limited number of students each year to the program. You can apply to the program in your sophomore year after completing nine prerequisite courses. See program admission for more information and for early admission to the nursing program.


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