Research shows that B.S. prepared nurses have improved outcomes in patient care, making it the most desireable academic clinical preparation.
Our flexible program is available in online or hybrid formats and students can obtain their degree in as little as 12 months or two full-time semesters. Our spring semester begins on February 15, 2021.
- Daemen now offers its same well-respected RN to BS program in an online format
- Offers a combination of online and on campus classes
- Earn a B.S. in nursing degree in as little as 12 months or two full-time semesters. Flexible course schedule allows for full- or part-time study.
- Generous grants are available, which fund 50 percent of tuition for registered nurses.
- Program meets the “B.S. in 10” legislation requirements.
- Students can build on their previous education and experience, while holding professional positions and/or maintaining household and family commitments.
- Students receive individualized academic advisement to create a program plan that works for them.
- Daemen’s Center for Interprofessional Learning and Simulation (CILS) provides students experiential learning opportunities to promote best practice and collaboration.
RN to BS students can continue their education in one of our graduate nursing programs at a reduced rate. They may take up to six credits of graduate courses at the already reduced undergraduate rate, while completing their B.S.
Daemen offers nursing graduate programs in adult-gerontology primary care nurse practitioner, nursing education and nursing executive leadership.
Students who have an associate degree in nursing and a bachelor’s degree in another field are eligible for our RN to MS accelerated program.
Nursing courses in leadership, evidence based practice, population health, and health care policy all shape the professional nurse. Daemen’s RN to BS program helps students become nursing leaders with unlimited employment opportunities.
Our graduates work with patients and populations in a variety of settings, including:
- Physician offices
- Home health care services
- Nursing care facilities
- Outpatient clinics and schools
Upon completion of the undergraduate program the student will:
- Collaborate with other health care professionals and patients to provide culturally appropriate care.
- Advocate for social justice, including commitment to the health of vulnerable populations and the elimination of health disparities.
- Evaluate sources of evidence and clinical practice guidelines for patient care.
- Integrate best evidence, clinical judgment, and patient preferences in planning care.
- Interpret multiple biological, physical, and social factors in assessing, planning, and implementing safe patient care to diverse populations in diverse settings.
- Demonstrate skills in using patient care technologies, information systems, and communication devices to improve patient outcomes and create a safe patient care environment.
- Demonstrate leadership skills working within organizations or in the community both in the actual provision of care and/or supervising care provided by others to improve and ensure patient safety.
- Demonstrate professionalism through accountability in nursing practice, professional engagement, and service to the profession and the community.
- Successful completion of an Associate Degree in Nursing or a Diploma Nursing Program at an Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) accredited and state approved institution
- Official transcripts from previously attended schools, colleges, and/or universities
- Evidence of RN licensure or eligibility to take the RN licensure exam
- Immunization records
- 79% full-time
- 53% part-time
- 89% of students reported that the program has made a difference in their professional lives.**
**Data are for students who completed the program during the 2018-2019 academic year.
Generous 50% tuition grants for registered nurses are available. These grants are not based on financial need and are guaranteed through the completion of the BS degree requirements.
Nursing tuition grants (up to 50%) toward the cost of tuition are calculated utilizing the cost of tuition less any Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) or Aid for Part-time Study (APTS) proceeds.