Baccalaureate Nursing Program
The School of Nursing offers a program of study leading to a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing. The Program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). Upon successful completion of the program the graduate is eligible to take the NCLEX examination for licensure. Graduates who pass this examination will qualify for the title of Registered Nurse (RN).
The faculty believes that education for professional nursing practice is built upon a traditional core of knowledge and skills. The faculty views Nursing Education as a process of facilitating the development of competencies in nursing practice as well as fostering values of personal and professional integrity, caring, and service to society.
Felician College is committed to the education of students with diverse backgrounds. Thus, the program incorporates a variety of teaching styles and learning experiences to facilitate students' achievement of their academic and professional goals.
BSN Degree - High School Seniors and Transfer Students
The Traditional Four Year BSN Program prepares students with a broad education grounded in religious mission of the college, the liberal arts, sciences, nursing theory and practice. You will begin your nursing sequence in the freshman year. As a nursing major, you will apply your nursing knowledge in a variety of health care settings and facilities under the guidance of very distinguished faculty. The curriculum culminates with a Clinical Residency in your senior year to bridge the transitional role from student to staff nurse. Graduates of the program are eligible to apply to the State Board of Nursing to take the RN-NCLEX examination and qualify for admission to graduate study. 133 credits
Accelerated Bachelor’s to BSN Degree for Adults with Non Nursing Bachelor's Degree
The Bachelor’s to BSN Program is an accelerated full-time nursing program. The program is designed for working adults who have a bachelor or master’s degree and work experience in a discipline other than nursing. Students applying to the program are required to demonstrate the academic ability to successfully engage in an accelerated program of study. Students can complete the six-semester accelerated nursing sequence in 18 months of concentrated full time study.
Students needing prerequisite courses must satisfy those requirements prior to enrolling in the nursing sequence. The program prepares the student to take the NCLEX-RN examination upon successful completion of the program. A Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing is awarded upon the successful completion of the program. Students qualifies for admission to graduate study. 75 Credits
RN-BSN Fast Track program (for RN's seeking a BSN)
Building on your education, Felician offers a program for RN's seeking to increase their leadership role in nursing by earning a BSN Degree. The cohort-based RN-BSN Fast Track is designed for working nurses who seek to complete the program in 15-months. This innovative program combines in-class courses with independent study and online course work. You will earn three graduate credits and students with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 are automatically accepted into Felician College’s MSN program. Graduates of the BSN program qualify for admission to graduate study.