Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN)

Full Program
135 weeks – 120 semester credits

Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN)

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Program Description
The Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN) program develops the student’s ability to evaluate and integrate research and evidence based practice models into various healthcare environments.  Through the application of theory, research and translation of outcomes, the student will analyze clients, community, public health, technology, aging and vulnerable populations with a focus on healthcare quality, safety and improved outcomes.

Student Learning Outcomes
At completion of the program, the graduate will possess the knowledge and skill to:

  1. Identify legal, ethical and moral reasoning in decisions related to improving healthcare safety and quality
  2. Apply evidence based practice into the care of the client, the community and the healthcare environment
  3. Demonstrate cultural competency in the care of the client, community, aging and vulnerable populations
  4. Analyze safety, quality and outcomes in healthcare
  5. Examine the integration of interprofessional practice models in healthcare
  6. Design a plan to improve the quality of healthcare of  vulnerable populations
  7. Evaluate the care of the client, community, aging and vulnerable populations

Admission Requirements
In addition to the general admission requirements and procedures, applicants wishing consideration for admission to the Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing program must: 

  1. Complete a program application 
  2. Applicants entering into the nursing concentration (core) courses during enrollment, must meet the minimum GPA requirements and pre-requisite requirements prior to the beginning of the nursing concentration (core) course.
    • Must pass the Nursing Core Qualifying Exam (NCQE) prior to starting.  Please see the Nursing Core Qualifying Examination (NCQE) section for more information.
    • Have a minimum GPA of 2.5 (letter grade of C) or higher on a 4.0 scale in all general education courses or equivalent.

     

  3. Ability to meet Externship Requirements
  4. Applicants with credentials from a non-U.S. Institution where English is not the primary language and who have not previously completed at least 12 college level credits prior to being admitted to the Nursing program must score a minimum of an ESOL level 6 on the Interchange exam.

Pre-requisite for Nursing Concentration (Core) Courses
All students must have a GPA of 2.5 (letter grade of C) or higher on a 4.0 scale in all general education courses prior to entering nursing concentration (core) courses.

Additional prerequisites may apply. Please review the course descriptions for more information and requirements.

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Program Disclosures
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