The course of study combines theory, research, clinical practice, and community service. Adelphi's extensive school and community partnerships provide extensive opportunities to gain field work experience. Admission requirements vary according to program. Different courses of study accommodate students who are registered nurses seeking a degree or those who are working toward both a degree and certification. Transfer applicants are accepted.
Registered nurses with an associate's degree or diploma can earn a Bachelor of Science in nursing and can enroll in ASCEND, the R.N. to B.S. program which gives them the have the option of taking courses one-day per week. The PATH second degree B.S. program is available for those who already have a B.S. in another field but want to earn their degree in nursing.
The curricula of the School of Nursing are registered by the New York State Education Department, Division of Professional Education and are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
The School holds membership in the Council of Baccalaureate and Higher Degree Programs in the National League for Nursing, the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
Five-year enrollment trends (2000 vs. 2004):
171% growth in the number of undergraduates
286% growth in the number of new undergraduates transfers
300% growth in the number of new freshmen and transfers
119% growth in the number of new graduates
For additional information, please contact:
School of Nursing
Alumnae Hall, Room 216
1 South Avenue
P.O. Box 701
Garden City, NY 11530-0701
p - 516.877.4510
f - 516.877.4558