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