This program is offered at the Brookline College Phoenix and Albuquerque Campuses.
Welcome to the Brookline College Bachelor of Science – Nursing program (BSN). Congratulations on your decision to advance your career in the medical world! At Brookline, we believe that a solid foundation across medical practices can be the difference between a job and your career. Additionally, we recognize the importance of an education in general studies. Therefore, we have developed our program to incorporate both the basics of a liberal arts education with the critical elements of a degree in Nursing.
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Our BSN program is designed to prepare graduates for professional nursing positions that will require them to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate nursing care within a variety of clinical settings, including hospitals, community health agencies and clinics. This eight-semester program includes both upper and lower division general education and pre-professional nursing coursework. Nursing courses that consist of classroom and laboratory activities are integrated with clinical experiences. Students are provided with opportunities to analyze a variety of issues in professional nursing practice as they develop the skills and competencies necessary for positions, which will require them to provide nursing care across the health care continuum.
What will you learn at Brookline?
The BSN is designed to provide students with a strong education in laboratory concepts, theory and applications. Students receive hands-on, example based, principals from community leaders in the medical field. Students will develop knowledge and skills in areas such as health assessment, pharmacology, psychiatric nursing, obstetrical nursing, pediatric nursing and more. Click here to view our catalog.
Our facilities and nursing labs contain the materials and equipment that you will be using on the job. Click here to see pictures of our advanced medical labs. Additionally, our program includes clinical rotations where you will have the opportunity to experience the Nursing profession first hand, working closely with patients, doctors, nurses and other healthcare personnel.
Upon graduation, you will have the foundation to contribute to your employer in the areas of:
The Outlook for Nursing
Nurses will continue to be in demand for many years to come. As the number of medical patients continues to grow, so does the need for trained, capable and caring Nurses. According to the United States Bureau of Labor and Statistics projects a 26% growth rate in the field between 2010 and 2020. This is predicted to add almost 711,900 new jobs in that short time frame!*
Starting your Career!
Upon completion of your course work, you will be prepared to enter the workplace with your new degree! As a graduate of the BSN program at Brookline College you will be prepared to function in positions in various clinical settings such as hospitals, urgent care facilities, doctor’s offices, or outsourced medical testing companies having skills in blood-draw, patient care and many others.
Additionally, our dedicated career services department and our network in the local community will ensure that you receive every available opportunity to interview for and attain the right job to move your career forward.
To be considered for admissions applicants must:
1. Be a citizen of the United States or an eligible non citizen as classified by the Department of Homeland Security.
2. Be at least 18 years of age at the time of admission and possess a high school diploma or GED (or equivalent). If a prospective student is less than 18 years of age, they may be permitted to enroll if they obtain parent or legal guardian signature of approval or demonstrate that they are otherwise covered under state emancipation statutes. Applicants that graduated from a foreign high school or secondary school must provide proof. A certified copy of credentials or official transcripts translated (if applicable) and evaluated by a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credentials Evaluators, Inc. (AICE) must be submitted prior to enrollment. Evaluation or translation must show equivalency to a U.S. high school.
3. Minimum composite score of 75% on the HESI Admission Assessment Examination. Applicants are required to take the following four parts of the HESI admission examination: Reading Comprehension, Vocabulary, Grammar, and Math. Applicants are limited to two attempts to achieve the required passing score on the HESI exam per start date. After a total of four attempts to achieve a passing score, applicants will no longer be considered for admission to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program. Applicants may submit HESI Admission Assessment examination scores taken for another institution for consideration for admission if the test was taken within two years of applying to Brookline College.
4. Complete an authorization to conduct criminal background check form.
5. Personal interview with a representative of Brookline College.
If accepted, all nursing students will need the following at least two weeks before beginning clinical experiences:
1. Current American Heart Association CPR certificate
2. Drug screen
3. Physical exam and health and immunization records including the following:
a. Two-step PPD.
b. Proof of immunity to measles, mumps, rubella, varicella, Hepatitis B (or Hepatitis B series in progress or signed refusal).
c. Td or Tdap recommended.
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Brookline College Albuquerque Campus
4201 Central Avenue N.W., Suite J
Albuquerque, NM 87105-1649
Phone: (505) 880-2877
Toll Free: 1-888-660-2428
Brookline College Phoenix Campus
2445 W. Dunlap Avenue, Suite 100
Phoenix, AZ 85021-5820
Phone: (602) 242-6265
Toll Free: 1-800-793-2428
The Brookline College – Phoenix Baccalaureate nursing programs have been granted initial accreditation by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) (3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850; Atlanta, Georgia 30326; 404-975-5000; www.nlnac.org)
The Brookline College – Albuquerque Baccalaureate nursing programs has not applied for candidacy.
** In Phoenix the program is conducted at the main campus. In Albuquerque the program is conducted at the Campus Addition site located at 4775 Indian School Rd. NE, Suite 310 until April 22nd, 2013.
Bachelor of Science – Nursing
CIP code: 51.3801
NET-SOC code: 29-1141.00
O*NET web link: http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/29-1141.00
Student Achievement*-Placement – 7/01/2011-6/30/2012: no graduates for this reporting period
Student Achievement*-On-Time Graduation Rate – 7/01/2011 -6/30/2012: no graduates for this reporting period
Median Loan Debt Title IV: N/A
Median Loan Debt Private: N/A
Median Loan Debt Institutional: N/A
*Student Achievement Definition: ACICS placement rates are calculated as follows: (Students Placed in Field + Students Placed in Related Field) / (Graduates – Students Unavailable for Work) between 7/01/2011 – 6/30/12 (placements permitted up to November 1st 2012). On-time graduate rates are defined as the percent of students who enrolled in a program that completed within 100% of the scheduled program length during the most recent award year of 7/01/2011 – 6/30/2012.