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Nursing

Pennsylvania State University

48 months
Duration
35984 USD/year
35984 USD/year
18454 USD/year
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About

The Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing at Pennsylvania State University  prepares students to become professional practitioners in areas of health promotion and maintenance, illness care, and rehabilitation. After earning this degree in Nursing, students are qualified to take the registered nurse examination for licensure by the State Board of Nursing.

Overview

After earning a B.S.N. and successfully passing the NCLEX-RN licensing exam, Registered Nurses have the opportunity to enter into a stable and growing work force. Additionally, the Penn State B.S.N. degree creates a strong foundation for continuing into advanced nursing roles through a variety of graduate level nursing programs. The versatility of the B.S.N. degree provides graduates with the skills and background to pursue the career path that is right for them. Nurses have countless options to explore different specialties, advance into leadership roles, and continue with lifelong learning while providing high quality nursing care to their clients.

Demand for nurses continues to rise. The B.S. degree in Nursing at Pennsylvania State Universityis rapidly becoming the degree of choice for many healthcare facilities, rendering baccalaureate-educated nurses as highly marketable. Graduates of the baccalaureate nursing program have a vast array of rewarding employment opportunities. Employment settings include:
  • Trauma centers and community hospitals caring for the critically ill or injured
  • Home health agencies providing medical care to homebound clients
  • Rehabilitation and long-term care facilities
  • Hospice agencies caring for people with terminal illnesses
  • Schools or pediatric/neonatal units working with children and newborns
  • Military bases
  • Insurance agencies evaluating patient claims and teaching classes to insurance agents
  • Travel and cruise ship nursing

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Pathophysiology
  • Introduction to the Fundamentals of Nursing
  • Professional Role Dev: Intro to Professional Issues in Nursing Practice and Nursing Informatics
  • Health Assessment
  • Principles of Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice
  • Nursing Care of the Adult Client Requiring Medical-Surgical Intervention
  • Introduction to Pharmacological Concepts
  • Nursing Care of Children and Adolescents

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application
  • Official secondary school records
  • Official test scores: SAT or ACT
  • English language proficiency, if your native language is not English

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35984 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35984 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    35984 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35984 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    18454 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18454 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for University Park

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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