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Bachelor of Science in Nursing - Online

The Bachelor of Science program can equip graduates for advanced nursing opportunities in a variety of healthcare settings, including:

  • Clinics
  • Group Practices
  • Physician Offices
  • Hospitals
  • Long-term care facilities
  • Ambulatory Care
  • Public Health settings

If you love working in the nursing field, but don’t have the Bachelor’s degree necessary to go as far as you’d like in this field, Briarcliffe’s Bachelor of Science degree could be just what you need to advance toward management and leadership opportunities, or to meet the requirements of certain states and employers.

We offer an accessible, high-quality undergraduate program designed to develop nurse leaders. The curriculum reflects the needs and current trends of our community, and is taught by instructors who are committed to education of the highest standards – while promoting scholarly activity and research that advances the scientific and theoretical foundation of nursing.

Everything we teach is industry-current and relevant so that you can immediately put what you learn in class into practice in your career. You can develop a strong foundation in collaboration, healthcare quality and safety issues, and evidence-based practices; and become familiar with today’s key nursing topics, such as the use and structure of the EHR (electronic health record) HIPAA, and information security.

This program is designed for nurses who have a diploma or an associate degree in Nursing, and hold the Registered Nurse (RN) license. With those credentials, you’re already on your way – so why not take the next step toward management and leadership opportunities in the field of nursing or set a foundation for earning a graduate degree.

Because this program is offered entirely online, whether you live far from our campus or want the flexibility to schedule your studies around your job or family responsibilities, you can work on your degree wherever you are, 24/7.

Accreditation

Programmatic Accreditation: The Healthcare program is not programmatically accredited.

Institutional Accreditation: Briarcliffe College is accredited by The Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. The commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Commission on Higher Education Accreditation.

The New York State Board of Regents also authorizes Briarcliffe to offer Diploma, Associate degree and Bachelor's degree programs.

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Some of the required courses in this program include:

  • Organizational Systems Leadership
  • Physical Examination and Health Assessment
  • Critical Thinking
  • Genetics and Genomics
  • Evidence Based Practice
  • Communication and Collaboration
  • Information Management
  • Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

This program is available at the following campuses and/or online:

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Employment Rates and Other Student Disclosures

Briarcliffe College provides certain information to assist prospective students in understanding facts about our programs. Click here to find these disclosures in the form required by United States Department of Education regulations.

Below the School discloses virtually all of the same and additional data, placement rates (if required), and qualifications and explanations that are important to fully understand the data. Past performance is no guarantee of future results, and the School does not guarantee employment or salary.

  Program Disclosure Information for: Briarcliffe College Online - Bachelor of Science in Nursing - Online

Employment Rates:

No Campus Rates are available.

Program Costs

Q:
How much will this program cost me?
A:

  • $25,800.00Tuition & Fees
  • $0.00Books & Supplies
  • $0.00Room & Board

 

 

Tuition pricing is subject to change and can vary by location and program structure.

 

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Program Costs

The US Department of Education categorizes educational programs offered at an institution by CIP code (Classification of Instructional Program codes as defined by the Department of Education) and degree level (Associates, Bachelors, etc…). For that reason, all educational programs with the same CIP Code and degree level are combined to calculate program costs. While these combined programs are similar, variations in tuition and fees can exist due to differences in location and/or program structure.

The costs shown are calculated using the average costs of all programs offered by the campus within the same CIP Code and degree type, for students that complete the program within the normal period of time.

Room and Board information represents the average cost of optional institutional housing where offered.

This Campus is part of a larger institution that contains the following additional campuses:

  • Briarcliffe College - Bethpage
  • Briarcliffe College - Patchogue
  • Briarcliffe College - Online

The costs of similar programs calculated as an average across all campuses for this Institution are as follows:

  • $25,800.00Tuition & Fees
  • $0.00Books & Supplies
  • $0.00Room & Board

 

Financing

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What are my financing options to pay for this program?
A:

In addition to any grant or scholarship aid for which students might be eligible, students may use loans to finance their education. The median loan debt for graduates of this program is as follows:

  • NAFederal
  • NAPrivate
  • NAInstitutional

 

 

The Institution recently began instructional activity for this program and therefore does not have students who fall into the cohort (established by the U.S. Department of Education) used to calculate median loan debt. For this reason, Median Debt information is not available at this time.

 

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Financing

The US Department of Education categorizes educational programs offered at an Institution by CIP code (Classification of Instructional Program codes as defined by the Department of Education) and degree level (Associates, Bachelors, etc…). For that reason, all similar educational programs for the given Institution1, with the same CIP Code and degree level are combined to calculate Loan Debt. While these combined programs are similar in nature, variations in program costs may exist due to differences in location and/or program structure. Accordingly, the debt amount shown may exceed the specific program's tuition and fees.

The Financing amounts represent the median debt from federal Title IV loans, private educational loans and institutional2 payment plans incurred by all graduates of the given Institution, CIP Code and Degree level.

1  The current Institution includes all of the following campus locations:

  • Briarcliffe College - Bethpage
  • Briarcliffe College - Patchogue
  • Briarcliffe College - Online

2  Institutional debt is the amount owed by the students directly to the institution within 30 days after graduation related to the educational program.

 

Success

Q:
How long will it take me to complete this program?
A:

This program could take as little as 32 instructional months to complete when continuously enrolled.

The institution recently began instructional activity for this program and therefore does not have students who fall into the cohort (established by the U.S. Department of Education) used to calculate the on-time completion rates. For this reason, data is not available at this time.

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What job opportunities exist for students in this area of study?
A:

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The occupation(s) listed here are derived from the Occupational Information Network (O*Net), which is developed under the sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor / Employment and Training Administration.

The specific program does not necessarily prepare students for, and graduates do not typically find employment in, all listed occupations. We cannot guarantee employment or salary.

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Program Completion

The US Department of Education categorizes educational programs offered at an Institution by CIP code (Classification of Instructional Program codes as defined by the Department of Education) and degree level (Associates, Bachelors, etc…). For that reason, all similar educational programs for the given Institution1, with the same CIP Code and degree level are combined when determining On Time Completion Rates.

On-Time Completion Rates are calculated using the gainful employment formula in order to comply with U.S. Department of Education requirements.  The statistics track all students who graduated from their program between 7/1/2012 and 6/30/2013 and have reached completion within the program’s designed timeframe.  For example, for a two-year program, the on-time completion rate would include all graduated students who started two years prior.   

Academic Calendar breaks that occur during continuous enrollment are considered when determining if a student graduated within the designed timeframe; however, summer breaks typically incorporated into the normal timeframe for more traditional schools are not included in this determination.  The instructional months displayed represent the highest amount of all versions of the program found at the institution; therefore, depending on the specific program version or campus location, the instructional months may be a shorter amount of time.  Each student is measured against the designed timeframe of their specific program version when determining if they graduated “on-time” or not; as a result, this determination may not be made against the displayed instructional months should a shorter or discontinued timeframe be applicable to a student’s specific program version.  One instructional month represents four instructional weeks.

1  The current Institution includes all of the following campus locations:

  • Briarcliffe College - Bethpage
  • Briarcliffe College - Patchogue
  • Briarcliffe College - Online

For additional information on program costs and available financial aid options, visit the Net Price Calculator

 

Briarcliffe College Online - Graduation Rate

The percentage of first-time, full-time undergraduate students who started between
7/1/2007 and 10/15/2007 who completed within 150% of the normal time period: 35%

All Briarcliffe College campus locations are included in this Graduation Rate.

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Graduation Rate

A first-time student has no prior postsecondary experience before enrolling at this campus. This means that a student who attended another college, university or other postsecondary school before enrolling at this school is not included in the calculation. The rate also does not include students initially enrolled part-time, taking individual classes (as compared to enrolling in a full program), or only auditing classes. These rates are calculated using the Student Right-to-Know formula in order to comply with U.S. Department of Education requirements. The statistics track all first-time, full-time and certificate or degree-seeking undergraduate students who began school during the date range and have completed within 150% of the normal program length. For example, for a two-year program, the graduation rate would include students who had completed within three years of beginning the program. This statistic is not specific to one program alone; rather, all applicable undergraduate programs are included in this overall rate. Information pertaining to the Graduation Rates of all postsecondary institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education may be found on the College Navigator website. http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/