Nursing B.S.


Take the next step in your nursing career.

Exciting news: the SUNY Morrisville Bachelor of Science (B.S.) nursing degree program is now available in an online format! The program’s nursing courses, which are taught by doctoral-prepared faculty with several years of experience in nursing and nursing education, are asynchronous and offered in a full-semester format to allow for a more relaxed curricular pace.

As a skilled RN, you can enhance your ability to care for others and advance professionally in leadership positions through the SUNY Morrisville B.S. degree in nursing.

The program provides RNs the opportunity to enhance their nursing practice in leadership, evidence-based practice, nursing informatics, health policy and professionalism.

Our nursing B.S. degree students who meet the requirements also are eligible for membership in the Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society, Chi Tau at-Large Chapter.

For current graduates from SUNY Morrisville’s nursing A.A.S. degree program, you will not need to reapply to continue to the Nursing B.S. degree program and can complete our Intent to Enroll form.

Learning by Doing

Keeping pace with the evolving role of nurses in health care, you will explore factors of nursing that will broaden the concepts of who you are and how you practice.

Your curriculum will integrate concepts of diversity, equity and inclusion into theory and research, with courses emphasizing public, family and community nursing, advanced health assessment, health promotion, nursing theory, ethics, organizational communications, systems theory, professional concepts, leadership and management.

You will engage in a service-learning activity in select nursing courses to combine formal learning with reflection to strengthen a community.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the nursing bachelor’s degree program, students will be able to:

  • Incorporate theories and concepts from the arts, humanities and sciences into the professional nursing role.
  • Assess leadership principles in the provision of quality nursing care.
  • Integrate evidence-based practice to guide care in a variety of health settings.
  • Discuss the role of information technology systems in delivery of safe patient care.
  • Analyze methods to improve health outcomes for populations.
  • Analyze dimensions of communication related to health care environments.
  • Promote population-focused interventions based on identified gaps in a health care setting.
  • Extend professional identity to practice in a multicultural environment.

Career Outcomes & Continuing Education

Upon completion of the nursing bachelor’s degree program, you will be prepared to serve individuals, communities and populations in diverse and rapidly changing health care environments as a leader, scholar and advocate for nursing.

As a program graduate, you also will be able to seek admission to a master’s level program to specialize as a clinical nurse specialist, nurse anesthetist, nurse midwife, nurse practitioner, nursing administrator or nurse educator. You also will be eligible for graduate programs in informatics and business and health care administration.

Alana McDonald

Current Student
Whether on the hockey ice, on the lacrosse field or in the classroom, nursing major Alana McDonald has overcome and embraced challenges to succeed in all her endeavors.

Minimum Device Requirements for this Program

It is highly recommended that students do not purchase a tablet or touch-screen device, as is will not run specific nursing software packages.

  • 64-bit versions of Windows 10 and Windows 11. Only genuine versions of Windows Operating Systems are supported. The versions of Windows 10 certified for use are 20H2, 21H1, 21H2, and Windows 11 21H2.
  • CPU Processor: Non-ARM based processor supported by your operating system
  • RAM: 4GB of usable RAM or higher
  • Hard drive: 4GB or higher of available space.
  • USB port is required (Newer devices may require an adaptor.)
  • Screen resolution should be at least 1280 x 768. Scaling should be set to 100%.
  • Software: Microsoft Office 365

NY State Education Department

Office of the Professions

Division of Professional Licensing Services

Nurse Unit

89 Washington Ave

Albany, NY 12234-1000


HESC code: 1203.10

ACEN Accredited

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400

Atlanta, GA 30326



Accredited by the New York State Board of Regents.

SUNY Morrisville Aggregated Graduation Rates

Program Completion - Aggregated for the Entire Program


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Aggregated Job Placement Table

Job Placement Rates – Aggregated for the Entire Program


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100% (5/5)

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