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About the Program

Do you have a passion for caring and seek a career in the exciting field of health care? The rewarding profession of nursing offers a vast variety of career choices in a field that will continue to have a high demand for skilled professionals in this area.

The BMCC Nursing program offers small class sizes and student support throughout the rigorous curriculum. Nursing students receive hands-on training, including high-fidelity simulation and clinical experience with our local employers. 

Graduate Success

All 19 BMCC Nursing students who graduated from the program in June 2017 passed on the first try the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX), a standardized exam that every state board of nursing – including Oregon – uses to determine whether or not a nursing program graduate is prepared for nursing practice in increasingly complex healthcare systems.
Read the full announcement here. 

East Oregonian News Article

Degrees & Certificates

Associate of Applied Science

Financial Information

Career Opportunities – Average salary for Registered Nurses in Oregon:  $72,180


  • Medical/Surgical
  • Labor and Delivery
  • Critical Care
  • Emergency Room
  • Pediatrics
  • Surgery


  • Urgent Care
  • Dialysis
  • Public Health
  • Doctors’ Offices
  • Public Schools 

Other Facilities

  • Correctional Institutions
  • Home Health
  • Hospice
  • Colleges and Universities
  • Mental Health Facilities
  • Nursing Homes and Assisted Living


Oregon Consortium for Nursing Education (OCNE)

BMCC’s Nursing program is a member of OCNE; a shared curriculum with Oregon Health Sciences University (OHSU). BMCC students are co-enrolled with OHSU and offered the same classes at a much lower tuition rate. BMCC graduates have the opportunity to begin working as a nurse immediately, and if desired, may complete one additional year of study online to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from OHSU. 

Statewide network from OCNE on Vimeo.