University of Delaware
189 West Main Street
Newark, Delaware 19716
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Nursing Programs OfferedAccelerated BSN Programs
RN to BSN Programs
RN to MSN Programs
BSN Program Details
The Traditional undergraduate program is designed for beginning students of nursing, including high school graduates and change-of-major students. The School of Nursing is known across the nation as a highly rigorous, academically demanding, and clinically excellent program for the preparation of new nurses.
The curriculum is an innovative clinical immersion format, which maintains high educational standards while focusing the senior year on a clinical immersion experience that will prepare graduates to enter their nursing careers a step ahead of many other nursing graduates.
The Clinical immersion program requires 122 credits for completion and is set up as follows:
-Freshman Experience: Introduction to the profession and clinical skills with essential science and liberal arts courses.
-Sophomore Experience : Development of clinical skills and decision making in nursing through simulation and laboratory experiences.
-Junior Experience: Expansion of nursing knowledge into essential and specialty clinical nursing with associated field experiences.
-Senior Experience: Clinical immersion and enhancement of nursing knowledge for entry into practice.
This sequential curricular development will allow students to build a solid foundation for nursing practice. To support the pre-senior year, a state-of-the-art clinical simulation laboratory and resource center has been created. Students pursue independent and collaborative coursework in the nursing laboratories.
The faculty are committed to providing the highest caliber nursing education possible. The innovative curricular design, laboratory resources, and dynamic faculty provide students with the best educational program.
MSN Program Details
The School of Nursing MSN programs require the completion of 34 to 46 course credits. These credits include core courses required of all master's nursing students, the research option (a thesis, a scholarly project, or a course in research utilization), and courses specific to each program. Each MSN program requires the student to complete a series of clinical practicum courses.
The School of Nursing offers completely online MSN programs and hybrid campus MSN programs designed to meet the diverse learning needs of students.
Accelerated BSN Program Details
The Accelerated Degree Program is for individuals who have obtained a baccalaureate degree, in another field, and wish to pursue a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN). This is a Full Time, 17 month, On Campus Nursing curriculum that requires the completion of all prerequisites.