Undergraduate Programs of Study

The co-educational School of Nursing curricula prepares CNR Nurses who are grounded in the liberal arts and sciences; utilizes a holistic approach to understanding the human experience; defines nursing as caring with compassion, empathy, altruism, with the intention of healing mind, body, spirit; and acts as advocates and leaders in nursing and health care.

The College of New Rochelle School of Nursing has four pre-licensure program tracks leading to a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree:

  •      BSN Program for Basic Students/Freshman Entry
  •      BSN Program for Transfer Students
  •      BSN Program for Second Degree/Individualized Track
  •      BSN Program for Second Degree Accelerated Track

There are two program options for licensed professional registered nurses:

  •      RN-BSN Program
  •      RN-BSN-MS Program


The Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program offered by the School of Nursing is designed to prepare graduates for general practice.

Purpose
The undergraduate nursing program leads to a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree. The purpose of the program is to educate professional nurses to:
 
  • Practice in a generalist role, within a holistic framework;
  • Use evidence-based practice to provide care; and
  • Demonstrate accountable and leadership behaviors in the generalist roles. The Baccalaureate Program is registered with the New York State Department of Education and is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Baccalaureate Program Student Learning Outcomes
At the completion of the program, graduates are prepared to:

  • Synthesize concepts and theories from the liberal arts and sciences and professional studies as the foundation for nursing practice within an interdisciplinary, holistic, caring-healing framework.
  • Use clinical and critical reasoning and other ways of knowing as a basis for providing safe, ethical, and evidence-based client care.
  • Use effective communication and information literacy as a foundation for professional nursing practice and interdisciplinary collaboration.
  • Care for clients from diverse, multicultural, and evolving global environments within a holistic, caring-healing, evidence-based, ethical framework.
  • Demonstrate commitment to leadership and professional development, including healthcare policy advocacy, self-care management, reflective learning, and service to society.