• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Program Goals

A graduate of this major should be able to: 
  • demonstrate professional behaviors in an atmosphere of mutual respect and understanding, with an emphasis on applying leadership and management skills to improve the delivery of health care; (Professional Behaviors) 
  • combine knowledge from nursing, liberal arts, and sciences to facilitate holistic and culturally competent consumer centered care; (Consumer-Centered Care) 
  • facilitate the teaching-learning process to promote health and prevent disease in populations across the lifespan; (Teaching and Learning) 
  • apply the nursing process to optimize patient outcomes across the continuum of health care environments; (Nursing Process) 
  • utilize informatics to collect and analyze data and identify research problems related to the nursing care and documentation of diverse consumers; (Informatics) 
  • evaluate therapeutic communication in providing for the health care needs of diverse clients, families, and communities in a variety of health care settings; (Communication) 
  • integrate evidence–based practice in providing nursing care which is theory-guided, research-based, and individualized to the needs of the consumer; (Evidence-Based Practice)

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

  • Human Anatomy and Physiology I
  • Information, Technology, and Society
  • English Composition I
  • General Psychology
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Perspectives of Aging
  • Introduction to Professional Nursing
  • English Composition II
  • Technical and Professional Communication
  • Fundamentals of Nursing
  • Directed Chemistry Elective
  • Health Assessment
  • Fundamentals of Speech
  • Fundamentals of Small Group Communication
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Fitness and Lifetime Sports Elective

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    68

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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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  • Minimum required score:

    520

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Complete the appropriate type of Application for Admission.
  • Submit the nonrefundable $50 application fee (for paper applications only).
  • Submit proof of eligibility for admission (official high school transcript, GED transcript of your scores confirming receipt of a Commonwealth diploma, or educational transcript).
  • Submit proof of academic prerequisites if applying for a major with special admission requirements (See Acceptance and Enrollment Restrictions for more information).
  • Upon notification, submit $150 tuition deposit.
  • Take Penn College placement tests on assigned date.
  • Attend Pre-enrollment Advising Session.
  • Pay tuition and fees by deadline indicated on your e-bill.
  • Attend a two-day Connections session.
  • Tuition Fee

    • National

      16350 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 16350 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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    Living costs for Williamsport

    • 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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