At The College at Brockport's Department of Nursing, a group of caring and concerned faculty and staff work to prepare students for professional employment, leadership roles, graduate study, and professional and civic advocacy. The mission of the Department of Nursing is to prepare a professional nurse who can meet the health care needs of a culturally diverse society. We do this by combining a rigorous academic curriculum with stimulating clinical experiences, all of which are guided by dedicated faculty members.
The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at The College at Brockport is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. The baccalaureate degree program in nursing is also approved by the New York State Department of Education.
Our RN to BSN program is ranked #17 in the nation!
Junior- and senior-level courses for students without an Associate's Degree in Nursing or another Bachelor's Degree
All Brockport students who meet the admissions requirements are eligible to apply to the traditional nursing program. Admission is not guaranteed. All prerequisites must be completed by the end of May prior to the fall of expected entry into the program. Brockport students will need to apply to the nursing program between November 1 and January 20 to begin nursing courses in the following fall. The application will be available below by the end of November through January 20.
Also, students who wish to enter our traditional BSN program but have not taken classes at Brockport are eligible to apply but must complete two applications. First, transfer students must apply to the college by December 1. Transfer students must alsocomplete the application to the nursing program found below when applications are being accepted. Being admitted to the College does not guarantee admission to the nursing program.
Late applications will not be accepted. There are no spring admissions for the traditional program.
For students who have completed both a previous non-nursing Bachelor's degree and the program prerequisites
Applications for admission to the summer of 2016 class will be accepted between August 1 and October 1, 2015. Letters of acceptance will be sent out after December 1, 2015. The summer 2015 class is currently full.
To apply to the Bachelor's to BSN: Second Degree Program current Brockport students or previous Brockport graduates must complete a readmit application that can be obtained by contacting the Undergraduate Admissions office (395-2751 or firstname.lastname@example.org). Students who have a bachelor's degree from an institution other than The College at Brockport should complete the SUNY application which can be found online. All applicants must also complete the secondary application to the Department of Nursing, including a professional statement.
For nurses who have an AAS degree and who are licensed as a Registered Nurse (or new graduates who will be licensed by the time the program is started)
In order to be admitted to the RN to BSN program, you must apply to and be admitted by the College as well as the RN-BSN program.
Fall RN-BSN cohort: Applications open April 1 and close July 1.
Spring RN-BSN cohort: Applications open October 1 and close December 1.
Summer cohort: Application is closed.