Disclaimer: Morrisville State College has closed admission to the BS Nursing program.
At Morrisville State College, we'd like to help you apply your nursing experience and expertise to improve nursing and healthcare for all of our patients. The Institute of Medicine(IOM, 2010) and national nursing organizations call for an increase the proportion of nurses with baccalaureate degrees from our present 50% to 80 % by 2020. As your educational partner in becoming a "Nurse Leader of Influence in Improving Care," we will help you stay grounded in real-world issues, while helping you earn your BS degree to take you to your next level in your career.
The 61 credit, upper-division baccalaureate program provides you as a RN, the opportunity to enhance your nursing practice in 5 core concepts: Patient-Centered Care, Evidence-Based Practice, Nursing Informatics, Leadership and Professionalism. The program can be completed in two years [four semesters] of full time, or three to five years of part time study. Students are required to have an earned associate or diploma nursing degree, or a diploma in nursing, and must have a New York State RN license by the end of their first semester of study.
Our courses emphasize: public, family and community nursing, advanced health assessment, health promotion, nursing theory, ethics, organizational communications, systems theory, leadership and management. You’ll strengthen your own values and identity by engaging in required Service Learning Projects in each non-clinical NURS course to combine formal learning with reflection to strengthen a community. And, you'll complete clinical experiences in two courses: NURS 450 (45 clinical hours) and NURS 481 (135 hours.)
This nursing program is a candidate for Accreditation by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission.(NLNAC).
Information is available from the NLNAC at:
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 500
Atlanta, GA 30326