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School of Science, Technology and Health Studies

Dean: Joseph H. Bularzik
Phone: (315) 684-6079

Course Description

Transition into Practice

This course assists the students in role transition from student nurse to graduate nurse by offering learning opportunities through a seminar format on a broad range of topics that support professional nursing practice. Topics include resume writing, interviewing, health care delivery models and trends, leadership management, ethics and self-care. Students practice skills for life-long learning by researching and presenting peer reviewed group projects. This course may be delivered in an on-line format. Co-requisite: NURS 250 2 credits, spring or fall semester

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Admissions Requirements

Nursing is a competitive program that requires students to have a strong background in biology, chemistry and math. All applications are reviewed holistically for admission to the college. It is strongly suggested that SAT and/or ACT scores be submitted.

  • Minimum GPA: 2.75 for transfer students
  • Placement in MATH 102
  • NLN Pre-Admission test with a minimum composite score of 100 out of a possible 200
  • Students who were unsuccessful in other nursing programs may not eligible for admission. Students who do not meet the admission requirements for the Nursing program may be admitted to the Liberal Arts/Science curriculum. A minimum cumulative average of 2.75 is required for admission to Nursing. Students who desire to be enrolled on a full-time basis while completing prerequisite course work may be scheduled for the following suggested plan which may include six semesters for degree completion. These students will be advised by a Nursing Faculty member who can suggest coursework appropriate to the area of interest.
  • For complete admission information, contact the Admissions Department or view the program pages at