Congratulations to Our 2018 BSN Graduates!

Congratulations to Our 2018 BSN Graduates!

Thirty-eight students graduated from the BSN program and are entering the workforce as Mountaineer Nurses!  We are so proud of each of you.

Congratulations to Our 2018 BSN Graduates!

*photo credit to Sarah Davis Littauer

APPLY TODAY for the MSN Program!

APPLY TODAY for the MSN Program!

Join our MSN program in nursing education in August of 2018.  Students in the program report the following:

  • We appreciate the support from our professors.
  • We feel that faculty are receptive to our feedback.
  • There is a strong collegial atmosphere.
  • It required a lot of adjustment to the graduate student role and this was strongly supported by faculty.
  • We use "zoom" meetings to create our own community and interact over the distance with one another, and with faculty.
  • We are part of a community that values our individual learning.
  • It is possible to create friendships as well as collegial relationships in the online environment.
  • The faculty in the MSN program show their "human" side.
  • The program is well designed and logically sequenced.

Please NOTE: If your undergraduate GPA (4-year BSN Degree) or average GPA (Associate Degree & RN-to-BSN Degree) is 3.5 or higher, you may be eligible to not take the GRE or MAT.  Contact Dr. Susan Lane at lanesh@appstate.edu for more details.

  Appalachian State Unviersity's 3-Year Average NCLEX Pass Rate (2015-2017): 94%

  North Carolina's Overall 3-Year Average NCLEX Pass Rate (2015-2017): 82%

  The National Overall 3-Year Average NCLEX Pass Rate (2015-2017) : 86%

BSN

BSN

The purpose of this accredited baccalaureate program is to prepare students who do not yet possess a registered nursing license to practice as a generalist in a variety of healthcare settings. In this pre-licensure program, students develop academic knowledge and skills for care of individuals, families, and communities while also building a foundation for graduate nursing education.

RN to BSN

RN to BSN

The purpose of this accredited baccalaureate program is to prepare nurses who practice as generalists in a variety of healthcare settings. This online program is designed for current registered nurses seeking the BSN degree. The RN to BSN program provides the academic knowledge and skills to advance in the nursing profession and builds a foundation for graduate nursing education.

*Photo Credit to Photos by Cassie

MSN

MSN

The purpose of the Master of Science in Nursing program with a concentration in nursing education is to prepare registered nurses for leadership roles as educators in a variety of complex academic or clinical environments.  MSN Graduate students engage in primarily online learning environments with an emphasis on creativity, nursing practice, leadership, and research.         

*Photo Credit to Photos by Cassie                

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New York City in 2019!

New York City in 2019!

The Department of Nursing and The Department of Social Work will be returning to New York City for the 4th year in May 2019 following graduation.  The week will be filled with cultural activities and service-learning volunteer events in a variety of areas.  The program is designed for undergraduate and graduate students admitted into the major.  If you are interested in attending, please contact Dr. Susan Lane at lanesh@appstate.edu.