FAQs: Department of Nursing

What degree in nursing is offered?
Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

How long does it take to complete the program?
If you are starting the program with no college credits, it should take four years, depending upon your academic progression. If you have attended another undergraduate institution, your credits can be evaluated for possible transfer credit. Contact us for a specific evaluation. No credits can be transferred from nursing courses at other institutions.

Does your program offer night or weekend classes?
Although some of the prerequisite classes are offered in the evening, nursing classes and clinicals are only offered on weekdays during the day. The senior year preceptored practicum is an exception, and may follow a different schedule.

How large is your class size?
The clinical phase at hospitals is 10 students to one instructor. Class size for courses held in classrooms is approximately 20 to 30 students. Class size in clinical sections varies according to individual agency requirements, but is generally no more than 10 students.

Is the program accredited?
The Program is registered by the New York State Education Department, Division of Professional Education and is accredited by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

Where are the clinical sites?
We utilize several clinical sites and continue to expand our partnerships and clinical affiliations including:

 
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