Master of Science in Nursing: Family Nurse Practitioner
Master of Science in Nursing: Direct Entry
Nursing (RN to BSN)
The Associate of Science in Nursing Program is designed to prepare graduates to become effective nurse clinicians capable of sound clinical judgment in a variety of healthcare settings. The curriculum enables students to acquire principles and knowledge from natural and behavioral sciences and blend this coursework with the art of nursing. The integration of theory and clinical practice is designed to assist the student in the development of critical thinking and problem-solving skills. The program is designed to prepare the graduate to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) for registered nurses.
Graduates will demonstrate safe, competent care and be able to apply knowledge from the natural and behavioral sciences to inform the decision-making process regarding the clientsplan of care utilizing the nursing process. Additionally, graduates will be able to develop, implement and evaluate teaching plans for individual clients, families or groups, based onteaching-learning needs. They will be able to function with accountability and commitment to the practice of nursing in accordance with standards of practice. They will operate within legal and ethical guidelines within the scope of practice for a registered nurse. This program prepares the successful and licensed graduate for an entry level position as a registered nurse at the associate degree level.
The Intensive English for Professionals program supports the graduate with the development of foundational skills of English in grammar, reading, listening, and speaking.