• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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At Nursing from Southern Connecticut State University students complete theory courses in the major as well as hospital and community-based clinical practice. Full-time and limited part-time study options are available.

Graduates with Nursing from Southern Connecticut State University will be able to:

  • Incorporate theoretical concepts and foundational knowledge from liberal education to guide nursing practice.
  • Integrate current best evidence and professional standards into nursing practice with consideration of clinical expertise and patient preferences and values.
  • Apply leadership and management principles to achieve quality and safety outcomes.
  • Demonstrate responsiveness to the larger context of the healthcare system regarding regulatory, financial, and political factors that influence the quality and value of care.
  • Function effectively within nursing and interprofessional teams to foster open communication, collaboration, mutual respect, and shared decision-making.
  • Provide patient-centered care that recognizes individual and/or family preferences, values, and needs, respecting patients and families as full partners in care.
  • Promote individual and population health, wellness, and disease prevention at the global/local level.
  • Use information and technology to provide care, communicate, educate, manage knowledge, prevent error, and make critical decisions that optimize patient outcomes.
  • Demonstrate behaviors consistent with social justice, legal and ethical accountability, and professional codes and standards.
  • Minimize risk of harm to patients, providers, and the public through continuous improvement in both system effectiveness and individual performance.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Transition to Professional Practice
  • Health Assessment
  • Evidenced Based Nursing Interventions
  • Integrated Pathophysiology and Pharmacology 
  • Care of the Older Adult
  • Therapeutic Nutrition
  • Evidence-Based Practice for Nurses
  • Adult Health 
  • Mental Health Nursing
  • The Childbearing Family
  • Public Health Nursing: Caring for Populations and Communities

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • Official high school transcript from an accredited secondary school or official GED equivalency diploma or GED transcript.
  • 1 letter of recommendation from a teacher or school counselor
  • Complete the Common Application for Admission online.
  • An essay or personal statement is required within the Common Application.
  • Pay the non-refundable $50 application fee (payable online by debit card, credit card or e-check)
  • Minimum high school GPA of 3.2
  • Minimum combined SAT score of a 1080 OR composite ACT score of 21
  • Minimum Math SAT score of a 570 OR ACT Math Section score of at least 24

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18436 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9218 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    18436 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9218 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    6162 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3081 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for New Haven

  • 1380 - 2110 USD/month
    Living Costs

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