Prospective students applying for admission to the baccalaureate degree program have completed or anticipate completing the final semester of their associate degree nursing program prior to applying to Morrisville State College.
High school students wishing to begin college study at Morrisville State College should consult information for the A.A.S. in Nursing to determine admission requirements.
Readmission: Readmission to Morrisville State College is for students whohave previously been enrolled in the Associate Degree Nursing program andwish to re-enter.
Students currently enrolled in the Associate Degree Nursing program at Morrisville State College who wish to continue to earn the BS in Nursing must:
- Declare their Intent to Enroll in the baccalaureate program (Joint Enrollment Forms are available in the Office of the Division of Nursing in Bailey Annex)
- Have a cumulative average of 2.5
- Have the appropriate Health Clearance requirements on file in the Student Health Center for the clinical facilities
- Have plans to meet the licensure requirement by the completion of the first semester of the baccalaureate program
Graduates of the Associate Degree Nursing program at Morrisville State College, who have been gone more than one semester must:
- Download and fill out the readmission application. Fax or send the form to the Admissions Office.
- Provide a letter explaining your activities since you last attended Morrisville.
- Please request any college transcripts obtained since you left Morrisville.
- Morrisville AAS nursing graduates who graduated five or more years prior must applythrough the SUNY Application.
Transfer applicants to the baccalaureate program must meet the following requirements:
- Be a graduate of a state approved associate degree or diploma program with a cumulative average of 2.5
- RN Licensure- New York state licensure is required by the completion of the first semester. Students failing to obtain licensure will be unable to progress to nursing courses until licensure is obtained
- A total of 60 credits will be considered for transfer from lower division coursework, with a maximum of 33 credit hours in nursing and 27 hours in arts and sciences, including: English, Anatomy and Physiology, Microbiology, Introductory Psychology and Child and/ or Human Development. Upper division courses (300 and 400 level courses) with a grade of C will be considered for transfer as upper division courses up to a maximum of 30 credit hours. In accordance with college policies, students must complete thirty (30) hours of upper-division course work in residence at Morrisville.
- Transcripts must be submitted to the Admission Office. Applicants will be formally advised of the appropriateness of transfer credit after admission. Preliminary review is encouraged by contacting the BS Nursing Program Director.
- Degree requirements must be completed within five (5) years of enrollment.
Transfer of Credit A total of 60 credits will be considered for transfer from lower division coursework, with a maximum of 33 credit hours in nursing and 27 hours in arts and sciences.
Transfer students are required to have a minimum of 60 lower division semester hours which include English, Anatomy and Physiology, Microbiology, Introductory Psychology and Child and/or Human Development and Mathematics (equivalent to MAGN 101).
Upper division level courses with a grade of C will be considered for transfer as upper division courses (30 credit hours maximum).
In accordance with college policies, students must complete thirty (30) hours of upper-division course work at Morrisville. Degree requirements must be completed within five (5) years of enrollment.
Because of the nature of nursing as a profession, students must meet these additional requirements prior to admission:
- CPR for Healthcare Providers-must be current- a photocopy must be on file in the Division of Nursing Office
- RN Licensure- a photocopy of current NYS registration must be submitted to the Division of Nursing Office
- Health Requirements: All students are required to submit updated physical appraisal and immunization status annually to the Student Health Center.
- Criminal Background Checks are required for some clinical affiliations.