BS in Nursing

ISC - Long Island University, Brooklyn, United States
BS in Nursing
Next enrollment cycle September 2024 See all cycles
First Year Fee KES 5,940,402
Course Accredited By MSCHE
4 Years On Campus Undergraduate Degree Up to 18% scholarship

For those just beginning in their careers or those seeking a career change, the nursing profession offers a broad range of roles and options in meeting the health needs of individuals, families, communities and populations.

. The School of Nursing offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing preparing new nurses through two tracks:

Full-time day track
Accelerated 2nd degree track—a 16-month program for students who already hold a baccalaureate degree in another field. This track offers admission in the Summer, Spring, and Fall. 
Graduates of the B.S. program are prepared to:

Integrate knowledge from the liberal arts and sciences when providing professional nursing care to diverse individuals, families, groups, communities, and populations throughout the life span and across the continuum of healthcare settings.
Identify principles of leadership and management for quality improvement and patient safety to the delivery of high quality professional nursing care within current cultural, economic, organizational, and political perspectives.
Integrate evidence-based best practices into professional nursing practice to improve patient outcomes.
Use information technology ethically to support evidence-based practice, decision-making, and demonstrate competence using patient care technology in the delivery of quality patient care across the continuum of care.
Examine healthcare, financial, and regulatory policies that influence the practice of professional nursing and access to care and promote advocacy for consumers and the profession.
Collaborate with members of the interprofessional team to improve communication to provide patient centered care.
Provide population-based professional nursing care that integrates concepts of demographics, social determinants of health, health promotion, disease and injury prevention, risk assessment, genetics/genomics, equity, and resource utilization in the delivery of quality and safe care.
Demonstrate professionalism and accountability in nursing practice applying professional values of altruism, autonomy, human dignity, integrity, and social justice.
Apply knowledge, skills, and attitudes using clinical reasoning to develop nursing interventions that recognize culture, spirituality, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, and sexual orientation in the delivery of professional nursing care to all consumers across the lifespan.

Enrollment Cycles

  • September 2024

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements
Direct Admission

  • TOEFL (iBT) 75 or 79 (varies by program)
  • IELTS 6.0
  • Pearson (PTE) 50
  • Pearson Versant Not Accepted
  • Duolingo Not Accepted
  • Gao Kao English 90 (Post) 
  • GPA: 2.0 – 2.5

English Language Institute

  • TOEFL (iBT) No official score required
  • IELTS Below 6.0 (Post) 
  • Pearson (PTE) Below 50
  • Pearson Versant Not Accepted
  • Duolingo Not Accepted
  • Gao Kao English Under 90 (Post) 
  • GPA: 2.0 - 2.5

Core Curriculum Requirements

  • LIU Post Thematic Core Curriculum (32-33 credits)
  • POST 101 1 credit

First-Year Seminar (Satisfied with NRS 100 FY##) 3 credits

  • Writing I 3 credits
  • Writing II 3 credits
  • Quantitative Reasoning (Satisfied with MTH 19) 3 credits
  • Scientific Inquiry & the Natural World (Satisfied with BIO 7) 4 credits
  • Creativity, Media & the Arts 3 credits
  • Perspectives on World Cultures 3 credits
  • Ethics, Self & Society (Satisfied with PSY 101) 3 credits
  • Power, Institutions & Structures 3 credits
  • Additional course from one cluster (Satisfied with BIO 8) 3-4 credits
  • BIO 7 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4.00hrs
  • BIO 8 Human Anatomy and Physiology II 4.00hrs
  • CHM 6 Chemistry of Life 4.00hrs
  • MTH 19 Basic Statistics 3.00hrs
  • PSY 101 General Psychology 3.00hrs
  • PSY 121 Human Growth and Development 3.00hrs
  • BIO 121 Human Genetics in Health and Disease 3.00hrs
  • HSC 221 Topics in Human Genetics 3.00hrs
  • NUR 99 Pathophysiology 3.00hrs
  • BMS 211 Introduction to Disease Processes 3.00hrs
  • BMS 90 Microbiology in Health Sciences 4.00hrs
  • BIO 250 Microbiology 4.00hrs
  • NRS 100 Introduction to Professional Nursing 3.00hrs
  • NRS 110 Nursing Informatics 3.00hrs
  • NRS 130 Fundamentals of Nursing 4.00hrs
  • NRS 130C Fundamentals of Nursing Clinical 1.00hrs
  • NRS 140 Nutrition in Nursing 3.00hrs
  • NRS 150 Pharmacotherapeutics 3.00hrs
  • NRS 160 Health Assessment 5.00hrs
  • NRS 160C Health Assessment Clinical 0.00hrs
  • NRS 200 Adult and Gerontological Nursing I 7.00hrs
  • NRS 200C Adult and Gerontological Nursing I Clinical 0.00hrs
  • NRS 210 Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing 4.00hrs
  • NRS 210C Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing Clinical 0.00hrs
  • NRS 220 Adult and Gerontological Nursing II 7.00hrs
  • NRS 220C Adult and Gerontological Nursing II Clinical 0.00hrs
  • NRS 230C Public Health Nursing 0.00hrs
  • NRS 240 Obstetrical and Pediatric Nursing 7.00hrs
  • NRS 240C Obstetrical and Pediatric Nursing Clinical 0.00hrs
  • NRS 400 Nursing Research & Evidence-Based Practice 3.00hrs
  • NRS 410 Nursing Transition into Professional Practice 7.00hrs
  • NRS 410C Nursing Transition into Professional Practice Clinical 0.00hrs

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