Hodges University to Offer Bachelor of Science in Nursing
University is pleased to announce that the Florida Board of Nursing has approved
a Bachelor of Science in nursing (BSN) for the School of Health Sciences.
William Griz, dean of the School of Health Sciences, explained, “The mission of
Hodges’ nursing program is to develop knowledgeable, caring, principled nurses
with a commitment to excellence by delivering the highest quality, holistic
care to diverse patient populations.”
program has been developed cognizant of recommendations of the Institute of
Medicine (IOM) report, The Future of Nursing (2010), which acknowledges the
need for the nursing profession to take a leadership role to meet the demands
of our dynamic health care system.
nursing program will consist of two parts:
- Earning an Associate in Science
degree in biomedical sciences, which consists of four semesters of
full-time study in the nursing track.
- Earning a Bachelor of Science
in nursing, which consists of four full-time, consecutive semesters
focused on the art and science of nursing. This portion of the degree
program is scheduled to start its first cohort of students in January
first informational session regarding the BSN program will be held August 22,
2017 at 5:00 p.m. Additional sessions will be scheduled and posted to Hodges
University’s website in the coming months.
more information, contact Hodges’ Office of Admissions at (800) 466-8017 or
Maria Vacca in the School of Health Sciences at (239) 598-6285.
the School of Health Sciences:
The School of Health Sciences at Hodges University provides a number of
high-quality undergraduate and graduate degrees and certificate programs to
prepare students for entry into the exciting professional world of healthcare.