A Masters Degree in Nursing or Nursing Education.
The University of Saint Francis, Divisionof Nursing is a leader in nursing education, facilitating learning and professional development throughout the curriculum. The Department of Nursing offers a unique learning experience that emphasizes caring and Franciscan Values. The learning environment provides resources, including the Nursing Resource Center and Collegeof Health Sciences Simulation Lab which enhance the achievement of nursing competencies.The nursing programis fully accredited by the state and ACEN.
51.3801 Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse A program that generally prepares individuals in the knowledge, techniques and procedures for promoting health, providing care for sick, disabled, infirmed, or other individuals or groups. Includes instruction in the administration of medication and treatments, assisting a physician during treatments and examinations, Referring patients to physicians and other health care specialists, and planning education for health maintenance.
High School Diploma or Equivalent
Graduate from an accredited high school. Have a 2.7 grade point average on a 4.0 scale. Optional to earn a Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) re-centered score of 1000 or above or an American College Test (ACT) composite score of 21 or above. Have successfully completed (C or better) one year of high school algebra, biology and chemistry. Have completed TEAS (Test of Essential Academic Skills).Students who did not graduate from high school must have completed the General Education Development (GED) tests with a combined total battery GED score of 2500 with no sub-test score below 500. Only nursing courses with a grade of B- or better can be considered for transfer credit. A minimum of 32 credit hours in nursing must be taken at the University of Saint Francis to be awarded a bachelors degree in nursing from USF.
USF has rolling admissions. Students need to register the Wednesday before classes start each semester.