The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Program builds on a foundation of knowledge in science, humanities and related professional disciplines. As a student you will provide competent nursing care in the university lab, simulation, and a variety of acute care hospital units, community and public facilities.
Clinical practice begins in the sophomore year and continues for five semesters. You will have 875 hours of clinical practice by the time you complete the program.
BSN graduates are prepared as general clinical practitioners, and are eligible to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX) in order to obtain their Registered Nurse Licensure.
The strength of the BSN Program emphasizes on:
- Critical thinking
- Professional leadership
- Emerging trends in health care
- Health and human functioning
- Professional ethics, diversity, and health care management
Nursing: Helping hands. Helping hearts.
As a nurse, you will have the opportunity to serve others by working to promote health, prevent disease and help patients cope with illness. As a provider of patient care, you will:
Assist physicians with examinations and treatments
Manage nursing care plans
Provide patient instruction
Nursing is more than working in a hospital. Nurses also enjoy, in-demand careers working in: