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Undergraduate Nursing Programs

Edinboro University offers four distinct undergraduate nursing programs targeting students from different backgrounds.

 

Traditional Nursing Program

  • This  4-year program prepares students to function as professional nurses in a variety of healthcare settings.  Successful completion of this pre-licensure program results in a B.S. degree with a major in nursing.  The successful graduate is eligible to write the NCLEX examination for licensure as a Registered Nurse.
  • Admission criteria for incoming students includes total SAT scores of at least 1000 or ACT score of 21; successful completion of chemistry, biology, geometry, and algebra I and II at the high school level; and graduating within the upper 2/5ths of their high school graduating class.
CLICK HERE for more information on the Traditional Nursing Program.

 


 

Innovative Nursing Program

  • The Innovative Nursing program is a pre-licensure program designed for students with a baccalaureate degree in another field who wish to study for a B.S. in Nursing degree. This is an intense 15-month program which requires daily attendance in either a classroom or clinical experience.  The successful graduate is eligible to write the NCLEX examination for licensure as a Registered Nurse.
  • Admission criteria include a Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution; a minimum grade point average of 2.75 upon completion of the first baccalaureate degree, with preference for 3.0 or higher; basic courses in biology, chemistry (with lab), and statistics at the college level with a minimum grade of C.   An interview is also required for admission to the Innovative Program.

CLICK HERE for more information on the Innovative Nursing Program.

 


 

RN-BSN Program 

  • This program is designed for the busy Registered Nurse who is interested in completing requirements for a B.S. in Nursing Degree.
  • Concentrated study is provided in community/public health nursing, nursing leadership and management, and applications of nursing research and evidence-based care.
  • The program of study includes five nursing courses and is designed to be completed within four semesters.
  • Individualized programs of study are offered to accomodate work schedules, and online programming is available: non-nursing courses are offered online, while some nursing courses may be offered online.
  • All courses taken at previously attended institutions will be evaluated for transfer credits.
  • In recognition of nursing courses taken during a pre-licensure program, 40 credits will be awarded toward the 120 credit degree program requirement following successful completion of NURS 409. 

CLICK HERE for more information on the RN-BSN Program.

 


 

The BSN in Contemporary Nursing Issues for Foreign-Educated Nurses

  • The BSN in Contemporary Nursing Issues for Foreign-Educated Nurses is for individuals who have already earned a BSN in their native country and passed the NCLEX-RN licensure exam.
  • This program is designed to be completed in three semesters: spring, summer, and fall.

 

CLICK HERE for more information on the BSN in Contemporary Nursing Issues for Foreign-Educated Nurses Program.

 


 

Graduate Nursing Program

 

  • Edinboro collaborates with Clarion University to offer a graduate nursing degree.
  • Two tracks are available to prepare the nurse to function as a Family Nurse Practitioner in an ambulatory community setting or as a Nurse Educator in a university setting.

 

CLICK HERE for more information on the Graduate Nursing Program.

 

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UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS

Traditional Progam

Second Baccalaureate (Innovative) Program

 

BSN in Contemporary Issues for Foreign Educated Nurses Program
 

RN to BSN Program

 

GRADUATE PROGRAMS

Family Nurse Practitioner Program


Nurse Educator Program