Department of Nursing

The Department of Nursing has moved to Lathrop! Faculty and staff offices and nursing laboratories are now housed in beautifully renovated Lathrop Hall, at the corner of Monroe and Kenyon. Faculty and staff phone numbers remain the same.

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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.

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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!

Three Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Programs Offered

Traditional BSN Program

Junior- and senior-level courses for students without an Associate's Degree in Nursing or another Bachelor's Degree.

General Information regarding the Traditional BSN Program:

For more information about this program, please contact the Department of Nursing by calling (585) 395-2355 or emailing us at

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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 by January 20 to begin nursing courses in the following fall.

Fall 2016 Traditional BSN Program Application is closed. If you have questions regarding this application, please email or call (585) 395-2355.

Fall 2017 Traditional BSN Program Application will be available in December 2016.

Bachelor's to BSN Second Degree Program

For students who have completed both a previous non-nursing Bachelor's degree and the program prerequisites.

Phone: (585) 395-2355

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 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.

More Information:

RN-BSN Program

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)

Phone: (585) 395-8005

In order to be admitted to the RN-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 June 15.

Spring RN-BSN cohort: Applications open October 1 and close November 15.

Summer RN-BSN cohort: Applications open February 1 and close March 15.

Fall Application

Important, please note:

  • PRO 258, Statistic for Nurses, will be offered online in Summer 2016.
  • NUR 471, Epidemiology, will be offered online in Summer 2016.
  • NUR 472, Epidemiology Clinical, will be offered hybrid in Summer 2016, meeting from 9 am to noon on the Brockport campus on Thursday, 5/19 and 6/16.

Last Updated 6/1/18

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