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 in nursing at The College at Brockport is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation). The baccalaureate degree in nursing program is also approved by the New York State Department of Education.
For students who have completed both a previous non-nursing Bachelor's degree and the program prerequisites
Applications for admission to the summer of 2015 class will be accepted between August 1st-October 1st 2014. Letters of acceptance will be sent out after December 1, 2014. The summer of 2014 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 at: http://www.brockport.edu/admissions/apply/index.html. All applicants must also complete the secondary application to the Department of Nursing, including a professional statement. The application and instructions are included below.
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 the college as well as to the RN-BSN program.
Fall RN-BSN cohort: Applications open April 1st and close July 1st
Spring RN-BSN cohort: Applications open October 1st and close December 1st
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 1st and January 1st to begin nursing courses in the following fall. The application is available below when applications are being accepted.
Also, students who wish to enter our traditional nursing 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 between November 1st and January 1st. Transfer students must also file the application to the nursing program found below when applications are being accepted. Being admitted to the college does not guarantee admission to the program.
Late applications will not be accepted. There are no spring admissions for the traditional program.