Nursing: Academic Programs

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The Marywood University Nursing Program provides students with both the academic knowledge and the clinical skills necessary to evaluate patients and deliver effective nursing care.

Undergraduate Programs

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

This pre-professional program provides both the academic knowledge and clinical skills necessary to practice in a health care setting. The undergraduate nursing program is combines liberal arts and science and applies it to nursing care and practice. The B.S.N. program also prepares students for advanced nursing education and professional career development. BSN Curriculum


This program allows for working registered nurses to pursue a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing. RN-BSN Curriculum


This program allows the licensed practical nurse the ability to pursue both registered nurse licensure and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree. LPN-BSN Curriculum

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Program Completion Requirements

The nursing program curriculum has been developed to meet students' academic needs.

In order to successfully complete the nursing program, students must fulfill the curriculum objectives and requirements established by the Department of Nursing.

After Graduation

Students are required to pass the NCLEX-RN examination in order to be granted licensure in the state in which they are applying. Graduates of the nursing program who pass the NCLEX licensure exam have the opportunity to work in a variety of health care settings, including acute care, long term care, mental health, pharmaceuticals, research, education, and administration.

After successfully passing the licensure exam, graduates will be prepared to work in acute care, long-term care, mental health, home health, pharmaceutical and administrative settings.