BS in Nursing | RN to BS
Nursing is among the fastest-growing professions in the United States. With three floors of science and state of the art simulation labs that mimic unlimited ailments, your training puts you in a great position to advance in the field of Nursing. An aging population means more demand for nurses and our location in New York City puts you in the perfect position to access to those jobs. Now with two programs to choose from:
- A four-year full-time undergraduate program that prepares students to sit for the NCLEX Exam (BSN Pre-Licensure Nursing Program).
- A flexible RN to BS program created specifically for working nurses. Graduates of the St. Francis College Nursing Program go on to careers at many of the best hospitals and health care institutions in New York and nationally.
St. Francis College's well-rounded program prepares graduates to become:
- Nurse practitioners
- Clinical specialists
- Nurse educators St. Francis students are accepted into top nursing graduate programs, including Columbia University Teacher's College, New York University, Pace University, and SUNY Downstate.
The St. Francis College Department of Nursing educates leaders who are prepared to practice safely within the technologically advanced and dynamic health care environment of the 21st century. St. Francis College nurses, in keeping with the Franciscan values, are educated to be globally-minded, service-driven professionals, delivering the highest quality of evidence-based nursing care with respect to the diversity within our communities of interest. The St. Francis College nursing program fosters students’ abilities in therapeutic communication, critical thinking, clinical judgment, interprofessional collaboration, leadership and cultural competency.
RN to BS
The RN to BS program offers a Bachelor of Science degree to qualified transfer students with a valid New York State RN license. Flexible scheduling allows for full- or part-time study. In fact, the program is designed for nurses who wish to keep working while continuing their education, and courses are scheduled to best fit the time commitments of working nurses.
- High School diploma