Herbert H Lehman College Cuny
250 Bedford Park Boulevard West
Bronx, New York 10468
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Nursing Programs OfferedAccelerated BSN Programs
Adult Health Nursing - Master's degree
Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nursing - Master's degree
Pediatric Nursing - Master's degree
RN to BSN Programs
RN to BSN Program Details
Graduates of Associate Degree programs in nursing and graduates of hospital schools of nursing (diploma programs) who are licensed as Registered Professional Nurses in New York State are eligible for admission to the program. R.N. students are required to complete a 37.5-credit major of the total 120 credits required for graduation. Graduates of Associate Degree programs should follow directions for transfer students when applying for admission to the College and then seek advisement in the Office of Academic Advisement, Shuster Hall, Room 280, in addition to advisement in the Nursing Department. Graduates of hospital schools of nursing who have not earned previous college credits should follow directions for new applicants to the College and then see an adviser in the Adult Degree Program. Graduates of diploma nursing programs are encouraged to take the Excelsior College (formerly Regents College) exams in Adult Nursing, Maternal and Child Nursing, and Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing to earn advanced standing credits.
BSN Program Details
Designed to be completed in four academic years, the generic program is a 75-credit major within a total of 120 credits required for graduation. Students must complete their general education, distribution, and prerequisite courses in the first two years of study and then embark on a concentrated study of professional nursing, supported by the liberal arts and sciences. The generic Nursing curriculum is designed for full-time study only. The program aims to help students gain the knowledge and experience needed to function independently, as well as in collaboration with other members of the healthcare team, and to help individuals and families achieve maximum levels of health. Graduates will have developed skills in critical thinking and the ability to provide competent and compassionate care to a diverse population.
MSN Program Details
-Bachelor's degree with a major in nursing from a CCN/NLNAC accredited college or university.
-Demonstrate the ability to successfully pursue graduate study, that is, have attained a minimum undergraduate grade average of B in Nursing and also a minimum grade average of B in the undergraduate record as a whole.
-Registered nurse license in New York State.
-Names and addresses of two persons who can attest to the applicant's scholastic or professional performance. One reference must be from a former instructor or academic adviser and the second from a recent employer or supervisor.
-Interview with a member of the graduate curriculum committee.
-Successfully complete the Department's Graduate English Proficiency Exam.
-Submit a one-page essay outlining career objectives related to the Master of Science degree in Nursing.
Accelerated BSN Program Details
The Department offers the Generic Accelerated Nursing Program. The Applicants must have a 4-year Bachelor's Degree (any discipline) and meet the admission requirements for the Nursing Department. Applicants will follow the Generic Nursing path, conditions, and application procedures as described in the Department of Nursing's "Bachelor of Science Program in Nursing-Generic." Applicants for the accelerated component of the Generic Nursing Program must meet all of the same eligibility requirements outlined in the Generic program for prerequisite courses, testing, legal status, and any other College and Department requirements and deadlines, in order to submit a Generic Nursing application, including Generic Nursing is a full-time program. Accelerated nursing courses will be held every semester: Fall, Winter, Spring, and both Summer sessions. If accepted into the Accelerated Program-Generic, this program must be completed in one (1) year.