Earn two nursing degrees in four years
and enjoy a truly unique college experience!
The Dual Degree Nursing Program consists of 4 years of full-time study and provides students with the opportunity to earn two degrees in four years via a unique curriculum plan. The shared curriculum of the Dual Degree Nursing Program model admits and matriculates students simultaneously to the associate and baccalaureate programs. The associate level coursework is delivered via the traditional classroom on-ground model; the baccalaureate coursework is completed in an online learning format.
Upon successful completion of the Associate Degree nursing program, the student will have earned an AAS degree with a major in nursing and is expected to successfully challenge the National Council Licensing Examination (NCLEX) for licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse in the summer between the 3rd and 4th years of study. Progression into the fourth year of full–time study requires the student to show evidence of RN licensure by no later than the beginning of the first semester of
- Have the opportunity to live on campus for 4 years
- Complete the baccalaureate program in 4 years or less (summer sessions available)
- Easy to use, web-supported classes with technical assistance and tutoring
- A state of the art curriculum delivered by a faculty with the highest credentials in the field
- Exemplary support services such as program-specific tutoring and advisement
To prepare professional nurses who integrate health care expertise with civic responsibility in a dynamic and complex health care arena and enable graduates to be employed and contribute within their community through service, leadership, and education.
Program Student Learning Outcomes
- Synthesize knowledge from the liberal arts and sciences as a cornerstone for professional nursing practice.
- Use theory, research findings, and evidence to support nursing practice related to disease prevention, health promotion, illness, and restoration of health.
- Communicate and collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams to provide client-centered care.
- Implement interventions to meet the healthcare, education, and counseling needs of diverse client groups.
- Assume diverse leadership roles across the continuum of care to responsibly manage human, fiscal, and material resources.
- Integrate values, ethics, morals, and legal aspects of the professional nursing into a variety of practice settings.
- Apply knowledge and skills of health literacy, information management, and technology in the delivery of quality patient care.
School of Nursing
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