The School of Nursing offers three distinct programs leading toward a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in nursing.
- The basic curriculum is for students who seek a B.S. in Nursing and also need to meet the New York State licensing requirements as a Registered Professional Nurse.
- A second curriculum forcurrent registered nurses who intend to pursue a B.S. in nursing. Students may enroll in ASCEND, the one-day per week R.N. to B.S. program.
- A new curriculum leads to a B.S. in Nursing for those who already hold a bachelor's in another discipline. The PATH program is a 14-month intensive program to give you a second degree in nursing.
Second B.S. Degree Program for Nursing. Read about PATH.
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Our nursing programs combine the study of theory, research, clinical practice, and community service. Dedicated to the highest professional standards, these programs instill an appreciation for cultural diversity and an understanding of the different applications of health care in a wide range of settings. Adelphi's programs in nursing emphasize the nurse's role in health promotion, long-term care, research, advocacy, teaching, change, and management.
Undergraduate Program Outcomes
The program of study prepares professional nurses to provide nursing care to individuals, families and communities. The graduate will be able to:
- Plan and/or provide patient centered nursing care that contributes to safe and high quality outcomes.
- Apply critical thinking skills in implementing the nursing process.
- Respect cultural diversity and the uniqueness of all individuals.
- Apply evidence based knowledge from nursing and the sciences as the basis for practice.
- Integrate informatics and communication technologies to improve patient care outcomes.
- Exhibit professional role development.
- Collaborate and communicate effectively with patients and families and as a member of the interdisciplinary health care team.
Undergraduate Fast Facts
Nursing Students: 1,029
- Women: 87.5%
- Minority students: 49.9%
- Average age on admission: 24.9 years
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).