The Fast Track RN/BSN program provides a course of study specifically designed for the working RN. Based on the principles of adult learning theory, and an emphasis on expanding existing professional knowledge, the program prepares RN's for leadership roles in patient care and management. A course in Business in which you will develop a business plan, and a computer course in HIPPA Security are but a few of the new and exciting courses in this curriculum. The program is 48 credits, 27 of nursing and 21 of liberal arts, which includes a 3 credit graduate course. A Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing is awarded upon successful completion of the program. This cohort-based program is offered on campus and in various off-campus locations throughout the state.
Curriculum & Course Requirements
- Associate Degree in Nursing from an accredited institution.
- Diploma in Nursing if additional college credits have been completed.
- Current licensure in NJ as a Registered Professional Nurse
- Total: 48 credits
- 27 credits of Nursing courses
- 21 credits of Liberal Arts and Science courses
Nursing courses (27 credits)
(Revised: July 2013)
|NURS 340||Primary Care: Health Assessment Across the Lifespan for RNs||3|
|NURS 380||Ethical/Legal Issues in Health Care||3|
|NURS 385||Health Care Policy & Politics||3|
|NURS 408||Patient, Family & Community Education for RNs||3|
|NURS 412||Public Health & Disaster Management for RNs||6|
|NURS 426||Leadership & Management for RNs||6|
|NURS 450||Critique & Evaluation of Nursing Research||3|
Non-Nursing and Liberal Arts courses (21 credits)
|Math 122||Statistics I||3|
|CIS 317||Computer Informatics, Privacy, and Security for Health Care Professionals||3|
|RELS 310||Moral and Spiritual Dimensions of Health Care||3|
|CORE 400||The Franciscan Vision||3|
|MGT 420||Business Dimensions of Health Care||3|
|BUS 501||Advanced Business Dimensions of Health Care||3|
There is a potential to transfer in additional credits of liberal arts and science.
The curriculum includes a graduate course called "Advanced Business Dimensions of Health Care".
Graduates with a GPA of 3.0 will automatically be accepted into Felician College's Master of Science in Nursing program without any further testing or admission fees.
15 months (plus a total of 5 weeks with no classes). Students will complete 6 credits in each 8 week session.
One full day each week. The class times will vary slightly from session to session. Students must be available from 8:00 am to 6:30 pm.
Cohort style Learning
This program is designed so that students move from session to session in a group. In this "cohort style" of learning, all students in the group take the same courses at the same time.
Dr. Christine Mihal, RN