Nova Southeastern University Nursing School Review


Nova Southeastern University (NSU) was founded in 1964 as a small private higher education in Florida. Today the college enrolls over 28,000 students and claims to be the eighth largest, independent not-for-profit private institution in the United States.

Students at Nova Southeastern University can enjoy learning in a nurturing environment keen on forward-thinking without losing tradition. The Commission on Colleges, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools accredits Nova Southeastern University.

Review of Nova Southeastern University Nursing Degree Programs

The College of Nursing at Nova Southeastern University provides culturally-sensitive and competent nurse training to the over 1,200 nurses enrolled in their programs. The college offers baccalaureate through doctoral degrees from students aspiring to begin their nursing education and careers to nurses seeking career advancement. Bachelors and doctoral degree programs at Nova Southeastern University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

Nova Southeastern University Undergraduate Nursing Programs

Entry Level Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Program

The Entry Level BSN program is designed for nurses without previous experience who are seeking to become registered nurses. Upon completion of the program nurses will earn a BSN degree and will be eligible to sit the exam for national RN certification, NCLEX-RN. The program can be completed in approximately 27 months. Prerequisites include chemistry, biology, social sciences and humanities courses.

RN to BSN (Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing) program

The RN to BSN program is designed for RNs seeking to advance their career by earning a BSN degree. The program can be completed in as little as 2 months. Students may complete coursework towards the degree online or in a hybrid (campus-based and online) format.

RN to MSN (Registered Nurse to Master of Science in Nursing) Program

For RNs who would like to earn a BSN and Masters of Science in Nursing degree in less time than it would take to earn both degrees, they can participate in the RN to MSN program. The program offers three tracks:

MSN Nursing Education-for nurses who want to serve as staff educators or instructors in post-secondary settings

MSN Public/Community Health Nursing-for nurses who want to develop and expand careers in community settings or the public health department

MSN Health Systems Leadership-for nurses who desire a leadership position within a healthcare setting

The program can be completed in approximately three years and can take the course in both online and hybrid formats.

Nova Southeastern University Graduate Programs

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Program

The MSN program is for nurses holding at least a BSN who would like to take the next step in their career towards advanced nursing and leadership opportunities. The program is delivered online and offers the following three tracks:

MSN Health Systems Leadership-for nurses who desire a leadership position within a healthcare setting

MSN Nursing Education-for nurses who want to serve as staff educators or instructors in post-secondary settings

MSN Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)-for nurses who want to specialize in treatment and care of the family unit

Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing (PhD) Program

The researched based PhD in Nursing program at Nova Southeastern University is open to nurses with at least an MSN qualification. The program is delivered online and prepares nurses to serve in leadership and research roles in higher education settings. The course is 60 credit hours.

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program

The DNP program prepares nurses for leadership roles in the nursing setting, but does not require nurses to be Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs). The program is delivered online and can accommodate the schedule of a working adult. Students in the program will complete 6-8 credits per term and graduate in approximately 6-8 terms.

Contact:
Nova Southeastern University
3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale-Davie
Florida 33314-7796

 

 

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