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Program of Study: RN-BS

Program Requirements

This is a one year program. The credits required for your degree are listed below. The 65 credits upper-division program includes 27 credits (eight Nursing courses) which may be achieved through passing the National League for Nursing Mobility Profile II Examinations. This Program of Study form reflects the curricular requirements listed on the College of Nursing website. Students are responsible for familiarizing themselves with the website, the SUNY Downstate Medical Center Student Handbook and the individual program student manual.

Transfer Courses

Undergraduate transfer credits may be awarded for statistics and pathophysiology when these courses are comparable to those offered by the College and when they are taken in addition to the 60 credits required for admission. Of the seven (7) credits required for electives, a maximum of four (4) credits of elective work may be approved for program of study transfer credit from other accredited schools. Courses in the areas of Physical Assessment, Research, Principles of Teaching and Learning can be evaluated for equivalence. Please refer to the Student Handbook for specific information and guidelines regarding the award of transfer credit.