You have the option to complete the program in 1 year (3 semesters) or 2 years (6 semesters). The difference is the number of classes you take each semester.
Our program begins in the fall semester (end of August) as well as the spring semester (end of January).
The courses are a combination of 7 weeks and 14 weeks.
Yes, the program is 100% online with no requirement to come to campus.
No, the courses are asynchronous, meaning you do not have to log in at a certain time each week to participate.
No. Statistics is a corequisite for certain courses. If you have not taken and passed college-level statistics with a grade "C" or higher, you will take it in your first semester.
The program is 30 to 32 credits. If you already have a bachelor’s degree, the program is 30 credits. If you do not have a bachelor’s degree, the program will be 32 credits (the additional two credits are UB Seminar and UB Capstone).
Yes. We the School of Nursing and the University at Buffalo offer scholarships. Also, check with your employer in regards to tuition reimbursement.
Nurses with a bachelor's degree work in a wide range of settings. A bachelor's degree empowers you to advance in any setting to pursue careers such as nursing education; pharmaceutical and medical devices sales; genetics/genomics studies; high-demand specialties such as geriatrics, pediatrics, psychiatric/mental health and informatics; systems improvements; military careers; leadership;case management; and administration.
All of our faculty are located here in Buffalo, New York, with offices on UB's South Campus. They are more than happy to meet with students in person.
Yes. Please feel free to send your transcripts to our RN to BS advisor, Louiza Case, at firstname.lastname@example.org to determine which requirements you have satisfied.
Yes. As long as you passed your courses, we will accept the credits towards your 120 credits required for graduating with a bachelor’s degree.
Practice experiences are accomplished within the student's nursing practice setting.
Yes! December graduates can start as early as the spring semester and May graduates can start as early as the fall semester through our early assurance program. You will need to provide us with proof of licensure and RN employment by your second semester in the program.