Major in Nursing

You Belong Here

You want to help others in a hands-on way. You’re calm, patient, and empathetic. You’re not overwhelmed by fast-paced environments, and you want a career that’s anything but boring. Nursing may be the major for you.

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flexible study options, including online programs


Why UC?

Utica College's major in nursing offers a very rigorous program of foundational study, practical training, and clinical experience in the discipline, complemented by comprehensive learning in the liberal arts. Nursing students have access to UC's state-of-the-art Albert and Gloria Shaheen Nursing Laboratory, which features a fully equipped hospital ward and advanced learning technologies. Students work closely with exceptionally accomplished faculty.

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What You’ll Learn

The nursing program features three study options:

  • Traditional Campus-Based Program
    This option is a traditional four-year undergraduate program.
     
  • RN to BSN
    UC also offers an online RN to BSN program for licensed nurses who have completed an associates degree program and are seeking a higher credential.
     
  • Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN)
    Utica College offers an accelerated (16 month) bachelor of science in nursing program for people who have already earned a bachelor's degree and wish to embark on a rewarding career in nursing. The program blends online courses with hands-on lab simulations and clinical rotations, and is offered through our new learning sites in Syracuse, NY, and St. Petersburg, FL.

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The program offers a very rigorous program of foundational study, practical training, and clinical experience in the discipline, complemented by comprehensive learning in the liberal arts.

The baccalaureate degree in nursing at Utica College is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, 202-887-6791.

 

A Degree that Works

Utica College's major in nursing prepares you to take advantage of a growing demand for qualified care providers in critical care, childbearing and family nursing, geriatrics, community health, medical administration, and more. UC nursing alumni have taken leadership positions at:

  • Providence Everett Medical Center
  • Sanofi-Aventis (pharmaceutical and biotechnology firm)
  • Banner Baywood Medical Center
  • Faxton-St. Luke's Healthcare
  • SUNY Upstate Medical Center

State-of-the-art nursing lab with fully equipped reproduction of a modern hospital ward.

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