St. John Fisher College
3690 East Avenue
Rochester, New York 14618
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Nursing Programs OfferedBSN Programs
Clinical Nurse Specialist - Master's degree
DNP Programs (Doctor of Nursing Practice)
Family Practice Nurse/Nurse Practitioner - Master's degree
RN to BSN Programs
RN to MSN Programs
RN to BSN Program Details
The RN/BS Program seeks to attract capable adult learners by offering a sound and rigorous professional education that is delivered in a modular blended (on-line and in-class) learning format that is efficient and accessible to nurses with many demands on their time.
The RN/BS curriculum builds on the study of nursing in Associate Degree and Nursing Diploma programs. Coursework focuses on advancement and refinement of knowledge and skills in such areas as leadership, ethics, physical assessment, theoretical foundations of practice, informatics, evidence-based practice, patient-centered care, professional portfolio development, and caring for populations.
BSN Program Details
During the first two years of the undergraduate Nursing curriculum, you will complete College Core and prerequisite liberal arts and science courses, and participate in non-credit nursing seminars.
After being admitted to the Nursing program in your junior year, you'll engage in the study/practice of nursing theory and evidence-based clinical coursework in the specialties of nursing care including community, adult, child, psychiatric, and women's health.
The program culminates in a precepted clinical role transition course in the last semester of your senior year.
MSN Program Details
The M.S. in Advanced Practice Nursing Program is designed for nurses who have a bachelor's degree in Nursing, a current NYS RN license and who wish to obtain a master's degree in Nursing. The Wegmans School of Nursing is dedicated to graduating professional and advanced practice nurses who will provide expert, compassionate, ethical care and be leaders in nursing and healthcare environments. There are three program options:
Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS): 37-39 credit hours
Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP): 44-46 credit hours
Nurse Educator: 37-39 credit hours
Doctor of Nursing Practice Program Details
Admission to the Doctor of Nursing Practice - Post Master's Degree Program is limited to qualified students who:
-Have earned a 3.3 GPA in master's work
-Have graduated from an accredited Advanced Practice Nursing (APN) program. An APN program is defined as nurse practitioner, clinical nurse specialist, certified registered nurse anesthetist, or nurse midwife program
-Have a NYS license as a registered nurse, NYS certificate as an advanced practice nurse, or eligibility and national professional certification in an APN specialty, if eligible
-Have a minimum of one full-time post-master's year of clinical experience or equivalent prior to entering the DNP clinical course
-Currently are practicing as an APN