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Registered nurses who have completed basic nursing education with either a nursing diploma or an associate degree have the opportunity to continue their education at Wilmington University and earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree. The purpose of the program is to increase knowledge and skills as well as to provide opportunities to explore attitudes and values related to professional nursing practice.
The BSN degree program is progressive and designed for today's registered nurse. It promotes increased clinical and communication skills, problem solving, confidence, and leadership. The course of study utilizes a variety of health care institutions to provide clinical practicum experiences that complement classroom study. The program is offered at the New Castle campus and the Georgetown; Dover; Cumberland and Burlington, NJ sites; as well as 100% online. Nurses can pursue their education on a part-time or full-time basis. In addition, the General Education requirements courses, required of all Wilmington University undergraduates, provide a well-rounded academic foundation.
Upon completion of the program, students are prepared to practice as generalists, caring for clients with complex health needs in both structured and unstructured health care settings. The curriculum provides a foundation for graduate education and for career mobility.
This information applies to students who enter this degree program during the 2012-2013 Academic Year. If you entered this degree program before the Fall 2012 semester, please refer to the academic catalog for the year you began your degree program.