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The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program is an online degree-completion program intended for current RNs who are ready to pursue the next level of their nursing education while working. It is designed to prepare nurses to possess greater knowledge of health promotion, disease prevention, risk reduction, and global health. The program includes studies in healthcare information systems, palliative care, advanced assessment skills, nursing research, holistic healing, leadership and management, and community nursing.
Our BSN program is offered entirely online with additional local precepted experiences.
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Vermont Tech is fully online. Students currently enrolled in the ADN program may continue directly in the BSN program if they maintain a minimum 2.50 GPA and obtain a Registered Nurse license prior to beginning NUR courses in the BSN program.
BSN students must receive a grade of C or better in all NUR courses. If a student receives a grade of less than 75, the student is placed on probation but can continue to take classes. They may retake the course once within a one-year period and are removed from probation if they receive a C or better in that course. Receiving a grade of C- or less in the same course twice or once in two separate courses is grounds for dismissal from the program. The Associate Dean of Nursing reviews such cases for mitigating circumstances and makes final decisions regarding dismissal.
A student with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing will be able to:
The BSN program includes 675 hours of theory and 225 hours of precepted time that can be completed in the student’s community or work setting.
All BIO and NUR courses and PSY 1050 must be completed with a grade of C or better to continue in any program; only 35 credits from the PN program will count toward cumulative credits. Only non-clinical hours/courses count toward GPA.
Vermont Tech data: 6 Month Outcome Survey, Class of 2017 National Data: National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) First Destinations for the College Class of 2016 (October 2017)
2016 Median Pay (Registered Nurses) vs. National Median for All occupations (2016), Source: BLS
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