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Nursing Bachelor of Science Degree

This program is offered at the Brookline College Phoenix, AZ and Albuquerque, NM campuses.

Welcome to the Brookline College Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program (BSN). Congratulations on your decision to advance your career in the medical world with a Bachelor degree in nursing! 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 a nursing career, 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. For detailed program information, click here. 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:

  • Introduction to Nursing
  • Health Assessment
  • Information and Technology in Nursing
  • Gerontological Nursing Care
  • Adult Health
  • Pharmacology
  • Psychiatric Nursing
  • Obstetrical Nursing
  • Evidence Based Practice
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Community Health Nursing
  • Healthcare Law and Ethics and,
  • Leadership in Nursing Practice

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!

As a registered nurse and graduate of our BSN program, 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 nursing career forward.

If you are looking for a nursing degree in Phoenix and Albuquerque, contact Brookline College today. Fill out the form on this page for more information about our nursing school and medical studies programs.

*http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/registered-nurses.htm

To be considered for admission to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, applicants must:

  1. Have a high school diploma, evidence of completion of a home schooling program, or a General Education Development (GED) certificate
  2. Minimum composite score of 75% on the HESI Admission Assessment Examination; and a minimum score of 70% on the math and 74% on the vocabulary parts. 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.
  3. Complete an authorization to conduct criminal background check form*
  4. Personal interview with a representative of Brookline College.

*Upon acceptance students will be required to complete a criminal background check prior to beginning clinical experiences.

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:
    1. Two-step PPD
    2. Proof of immunity to measles, mumps, rubella, varicella, Hepatitis B (or Hepatitis B series in progress or signed refusal)
    3. Td or Tdap recommended

FIND OUT MORE…

WANT MORE INFORMATION?  CALL US AT 888-478-6902

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 Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), (3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850; Atlanta, Georgia 30326; 404-975-5000; www.acenursing.org)

The Brookline College – Albuquerque Baccalaureate nursing programs have been granted Candidacy status by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), (3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850; Atlanta, Georgia 30326; 404-975-5000; www.acenursing.org). Candidacy status does not guarantee that this program will achieve full accreditation, which is graded by the Commission after a full accreditation review including a visit by a team of trained site visitors.  Once a program has been granted Candidacy it must seek full accreditation within 2 years.

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