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Daemen's upper division nursing program is designed especially to meet the varied needs of the professional registered nurse. This program allows you to complete the degree requirements in as little as two semesters full time.

Daemen offers two great formats.

New online format
  • Daemen now offers its same well-respected RN to BS program in an online format
Hybrid format
  • Offers a combination of online and on campus classes

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Program Highlights 

Daemen Nursing College of Distinction

Many students return for their degree while they continue to hold professional positions or also have the added responsibility of household and family commitments.

  • Flexible course schedule to allow for either full or part-time study
  • Liberal credit transfer policies allow transfer of both science and elective credits
  • 50% tuition grant available for RNs with an Associate Degree
  • Individualized attention from faculty and personalized academic advisement
  • Innovative curriculum, non-repetitive of previous education and experience
  • Start in fall, spring or summer 
  • On campus program offers a mix of online and hybrid courses to provide flexibility 
  • 100% online format offers same high quality curriculum
  • Access to free educational information from the Why Wound Care initiative.



Daemen College wishes to announce that it will host a site visit for continuing accreditation of its Baccalaureate nursing program (RN to BS program – includes 1+2+1 academic progression model) and Master’s/Post Master’s Certificate nursing programs by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). This is a concurrent visit with the New York State Education Department Office of the Professions for the purpose of re-registration and accreditation.

You are invited to meet with the site visit team and share your comments about the program in person at a meeting scheduled at 4p-5p on Wednesday, October 2, in Alumni Lounge in the Wick Center located at 4380 Main Street, Amherst, NY.

Written comments are also welcome and should be submitted directly to:

Dr. Marsal Stoll, Chief Executive Officer
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
3343 Peachtree Road Northeast, Suite 850 Atlanta, GA 30326
All written comments should be received by the ACEN by Tuesday, September 17, 2019.

About Our Program

Nosek Honored as Nurse of Distinction in Education

Dr. Cheryl Nosek, professor and chair of nursing at Daemen College, has been named the 2018 Nurse of Distinction in Education by The Buffalo News and the Professional Nurses Association of Western New York. READ MORE

Amanda Smith


I am currently a registered nurse working part-time within the Buffalo area while completing my last year of full-time classes in the RN to BS program. When I graduate in May with my BS, I plan to work full-time as a Registered Nurse at a facility that I enjoy working for.

For more information or if you would like to visit the Nursing Department to talk with faculty, please call 716-839-8387