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Keuka College’s RN to B.S. in Nursing curriculum is designed for registered nurses (RNs) who have an associate’s degree or diploma in nursing and wish to obtain a bachelor’s degree.
The program builds upon a foundational courses in the arts and sciences to support the professional role of the nurse. You’ll complete coursework in nursing research and evidence based practice, population health, health promotion, technology integration, inter professional collaboration and leadership. With a classroom-based, blended delivery format and experienced nursing faculty, you’ll gain the personal and professional skills needed for a baccalaureate-prepared nurse.
During your Field Period™ course, you’ll explore a new or expanded nursing role, allowing you to look at your practice in new ways and with new skills. You’ll work hand-in-hand with your advisor and preceptor to develop the Field Period™ experience that works best for you.
Upon graduation, our students are prepared to specialize in a variety of areas, including community health, school health, home care, leadership and management, or specialty services. A bachelor’s degree in nursing also paves the way (and is required) for acceptance into graduate-level nursing programs.
The B.S. in Nursing for RNs curriculum consists of 13 courses and 34 credit hours. Face-to-face classes meet one night each week for four hours, and you’ll spend additional time outside of class completing readings, assignments, case studies, online discussions, and group work. Face-to-face classes will be held at your chosen branch campus partner site.
|INS 301H||Is: Adult Learning Theory and Practice||3|
|NUR 316||Nursing History||1|
|NUR 317||Professional Development in Nursing||1|
|NUR 315||Nursing Research||3|
|NUR 300||Health Assessment||3|
|NUR 311||Genetics in Nursing||3|
|NUR 309||Family Health Nursing||3|
|NUR 415||Community Health Nursing||4|
|NUR 400||Business Planning for Healthcare||3|
|NUR 425||Nursing Leadership||3|
|NUR 430||Professional Practice Issues||2|
|NUR 491||Senior Nursing Field Period||3|
The B.S. in Nursing Curriculum is based on “The Essentials of Baccalaureate Education for Professional Nursing Practice” [American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), 2008].
Some applicants may need additional credits to meet prerequisite requirements for this program. The courses below are offered online with Keuka College throughout the year, or you may take them at your local community college.
|BUS 320||Intro Research and Analysis/Statistics||4|
|Arnot Ogden Medical Center||Elmira|
|Auburn Memorial Hospital||Auburn|
|Cayuga Community College – Fulton Center||Fulton|
|Cayuga Community College||Auburn|
|Cayuga Medical Center||Ithaca|
|Cortland Regional Medical Center||Cortland|
|Faxton-St Luke’s Hospital||Utica|
|Genesee Community College||Batavia|
|Geneva General Hospital||Geneva|
|Monroe Community College – Brighton Campus||Rochester|
|North Medical Center||Liverpool|
|Rochester General Hospital||Rochester|
|St. Joseph’s Hospital||Syracuse|
|Washington Street Properties||Watertown|
Visit the AfterCollege Job Resource Center to quickly search for employment opportunities in nursing, network with professionals in the field, and find scholarship information.
The baccalaureate degree in nursing at Keuka College is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
The Keuka College Division of Nursing RN to BS in Nursing program is accredited by the New York State Board of Regents.
In September, the Division of Nursing will host a site visit from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). CCNE is a nationally recognized accrediting agency for baccalaureate and graduate degree programs in nursing education. You are invited to participate in this process. Click here for more information.
Keuka College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Those with questions may contact the organization at:
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
3624 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Telephone: (267) 284-5000
The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.
Bachelor’s programs run on a year-round basis provided minimum enrollment is met – the ideal cohort size is 8-15 students. Keuka College ASAP students are often considered full-time for financial aid purposes. Students must have access to the Internet, either at home or at a public location, for the entirety of their program.
Programs begin three times each year, with start dates scheduled in January, May and August. Applicants are encouraged to apply at least 30 days prior to the month of their planned enrollment.
Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis and applicants will be notified of their admissions status once a decision has been made.
Applicants are encouraged to apply online. Required documents for admission include:
Supplemental materials should be sent to:
Office of Admissions
141 Central Avenue
Keuka Park, NY 14478