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Nursing (BS)

This entire online program is convenient for the working professional because you can work through the program at your own pace. Clinical components are required. Graduates will be prepared for a leadership role in healthcare and have a solid foundation for further study at the graduate level. This program is accredited by the Middle States Commission and Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

High demand for nurses with a bachelor’s degree: 26% RN job growth rate from 2010-2020!

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Computer with internet access, webcam & Microsoft Office
  • State approved Associate in Nursing*
  • Minimum GPA of 2.0
  • Ability to fully participate in a clinical, caring for clients as assigned

*Note: 8 credits of anatomy and physiology must have been taken at the same school in a classroom setting.

TYPICAL TWO-YEAR UPPER-LEVEL PROGRAM

FIRST SEMESTER

Course # Course Name Credits
NURS 5023 Contemporary Nursing 3
NURS 8003 Informatics & Tech. App. 3
MATH 1123 Statistics I 3
SPCH 1083 Effective Speaking 3
XXXX xxx3 Liberal Arts Elective 3
XXXX xxx3 Liberal Arts Elective 3

SECOND SEMESTER

Course # Course Name Credits
NURS 5003 Ethical Issues in Healthcare 3
NURS 7003 Nursing Research 3
BIOL 6403 Adv. Pathophysiology 3
HLTH 1313 Nutrition 3
XXXX xxx3 General Elective
(FA, FL, WC, or AH)
3

THIRD SEMESTER

Course # Course Name Credits
NURS 6003 Nursing Leadership/Mgt. 3
NURS 6413 Health Assmt. & Promo. 3
NURS xxx3 Nursing Elective - Upper 3
XXXX xxx3 Liberal Arts Elective - Upper 3
XXXX xxx3 Liberal Arts Elective - Upper 3

FOURTH SEMESTER

Course # Course Name Credits
NURS 7004 Population Focused Care 3
NURS 8003 Professional Capstone 3
ANTH 5113 Cross-Cultural Encounters 3
XXXX xxx3 Liberal Arts Elective - Upper 3
XXXX xxx3 Liberal Arts Elective - Upper 3