Fully Online Nursing RN to BS Starting Fall 2015
B.S. for Registered Nurses: Graduates of Associate Degree programs in nursing and graduates of hospital schools of nursing (diploma programs) who are licensed as Registered Professional Nurses in New York State are eligible for admission to the program. R.N. students are required to complete a 37.5 credit major of the total 120 credits required for graduation. Graduates of Associate Degree programs should follow directions for transfer students when applying for admission to the College and then seek advisement in the Office of Academic Advisement, Shuster Hall, Room 280, in addition to advisement in the Nursing Department. Graduates of hospital schools of nursing who have not earned previous college credits should follow directions for new applicants to the College and then see an advisor in the Adult Degree Program. Graduates of diploma nursing programs are encouraged to take the Excelsior College (formerly Regents College) exams in Adult Nursing, Maternal and Child Nursing, and Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing to earn advanced standing credits. More Information
Undergraduate and Graduate Programs and Courses
The Department of Nursing offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing for non-nurses and for Registered Nurses licensed in New York State. The upper-division Nursing program, which leads to a B.S. degree, is designed to prepare for a career and to build a foundation for graduate study in professional nursing. It fulfills the requirements of the New York State Education Department, is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, and entitles its graduates to take the National Council Licensing Examination (NCLEX) for licensure as a registered nurse. The clinical laboratory sections of the Nursing courses are conducted in diverse and culturally rich clinical facilities in the Bronx, Westchester, and other surrounding communities. Independent study and honors projects are available to qualified students.
Transition to Practice Program
Are you a newly licensed registered nurse (RN) having trouble securing your first nursing job? Click here to find out more about the Transition to Practice Program, designed with you in mind.