The Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN) program is designed to facilitate career mobility for the Registered professional nurse. The program is designed to provide the educational experiences that will prepare graduates to proceed into professional clinical care delivery practice.
Entry to the Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN) program requires a student to have completed High School or obtained GED. The acceptance of previous course work for credit will be determined by the accepting institution, the College of Health and Allied Development on an individual basis.
Students will be required to complete courses in the areas of general education courses, pre-requisite courses, core nursing courses, and professional nursing courses to complete the 163-semester hour program.
The content of the Pre-licensure to BSN course includes but is not limited to theoretical instruction, scenario-based learning, virtual simulation, clinical simulation, and clinical experience in medical, surgical, obstetric, pediatric, and geriatric nursing across various settings including acute care, long term care, community settings, and home settings.
The entire Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN) program is ten (10) semesters long comprising of Eight (8) pre-requisite courses; ten (10) general education courses, four (4) required courses and twenty-five (25) professional nursing courses equaling 163 semester hours, and one (1) mandatory NCLEX review course at the end of the program.