B.S. in Nursing
For those just starting to think about a career path as well as those who are interested in career change, the field of nursing offers a broad array of options and a wealth of employment opportunity. Long Island University’s Brooklyn Campus School of Nursing offers a 128-credit Bachelor of Science in Nursing that is fully accredited by the New York State Education Department and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
Students have the opportunity to complete the program in one of following four tracks.
• Full time day track
• Part-time day track
• Part-time Evening/Weekend Track (for those students who work during the day)
• The full-time 15-month accelerated 2nd degree track, for students who currently hold a baccalaureate degree in another discipline.
The program is designed to prepare students to develop the competencies essential for beginning professional nursing practice, and to build a foundation for graduate study. Full-time and part-time, evening and weekend courses of study are available.
Upon completion of the program graduates are able to:
- Pass State Nursing Licensure exam on the first attempt
- Enter into professional nursing practice within 3-6 months of graduation
- Communicate effectively on a written and oral basis
- Deliver client-centered care that is culturally sensitive, safe and compassionate
- Practice within the legal and ethical parameters of the nursing profession
- Become a provider of care, a manager of care and a member of the profession
- Advocate for equitable health care, public policy and health literacy for all individuals, families, and local and global communities
- Use nursing science as the basis for nursing practice
- Integrate knowledge from current technological, research and evidence-based practice for the improvement of health care
- Practice and adhere to the ANA Code of Ethics