A student nurse reaches for a monitor in the 仿真实验室, surrounded by medical equipment and a 'patient' infant mannequin.

Nursing, B.S.N.


When you’re passionate about helping people, you need a career that allows you to make a difference. The bachelor of science in Nursing (BSN) at York College prepares future nurses to do just that.

Our Nursing degree program gives students access to a state-of-the-art 仿真实验室 and professional equipment, as well as faculty who take a vested interest in their success. BSN majors gain hands-on experience during clinicals, working with our healthcare partner organizations across the region, 包括当地医院和医疗中心. 

Whether you’re interested in providing surgical care or mental health support, working in a family practice or a fast-paced hospital environment — or anything in between — a BSN degree offers the experience and credentials you’ll need to thrive.

A nursing student practices checking a patient's vital signs on a mannequin in the Nursing sim lab.


  • 主要课程


    Nursing students take a range of science, nursing, and general education classes. 您的课程选择可能包括:

    • BIO 220/221:人体解剖学和生理学 
    • CHM 122/123: Principles of General and Organic Chemistry
    • NUR 203:护士药理学
    • NUR 314: Research and Professional Nursing Practice
    • NUR 358/359: Nursing Concepts and Practice: Children with Health Problems
    • NUR 430/431: Medical/Surgical Nursing III: Adults with Acute Health Problems
    • nur450 /451:护理实习
    • NUR 460:领导专业护理

    Depending on your previous experience and educational history, your path to the BSN degree may also come through either the RN to BSN program or the Pre-Nursing designation.

    RN to BSN

    • 可负担的兼职或全职 
    • 虚拟课堂
    • Up to 56 credits granted for a valid nursing license
    • 无需挑战考试 
    • Up to 75 transfer credits accepted from AD programs or 
    • Unlimited credits accepted from baccalaureate programs 
    • Academic advising available by email, telephone, or in person


    If you don’t yet meet all of the criteria for admission into the Nursing major, you may still have the option to enroll as a Pre-Nursing student.


    A limited number of transfer students may be accepted into the BSN program each semester. Applications will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. 而十大赌博靠谱信誉的平台提供滚动招生, Nursing transfer applicants are encouraged to submit their application and deposit by January 1 for the spring semester, 由于节目空间有限.
    • Minimum 3.以前课程的累积GPA为0
    • Minimum 3.所有理科课程的累积绩点为0


    对于学术政策, 部门程序, 临床的需求, 统一的信息, 见我们的护理学生手册. The handbook applies to all baccalaureate nursing students at 宾夕法尼亚十大赌博靠谱信誉的平台. It serves as a guide to established policies and practices of Stabler护理系 and is used in conjunction with the College Catalog and the College 学生手册.

  • 职业发展机会 & Benefits


    Nursing majors have diverse opportunities and job titles. As a graduate of York College’s Nursing program, you may: 

    • Provide patient care for infants, children, adults, and seniors
    • Specialize in cardiac, pulmonary, neurology, and more
    • 创办一家医疗保健公司
    • 在医院、诊所或收容所工作
    • Specialize in military, disaster relief, or mission nursing
    • 教育患者、家庭和社区
    • 教授护理学生并进行研究
    • Pursue higher education by earning your masters degree in nursing through our MSN程序


    护士需求量很大. WIth the field constantly evolving and growing, there are a number of different types of nurses you can become. Nurses have the opportunity to specialize and pursue career paths such as:

    • 注册护士(注册护士)
    • 心脏护士
    • 注册护士麻醉师(CRNA)
    • 重症监护护士
    • 临床护理专员
    • ER Nurse
    • 家庭执业护士(FNP)
    • 老年护理
    • 儿科护士
    • 旅行护士
    • and more…

    Our graduates work for medical facilities such as the American Red Cross, 费城儿童医院, 退伍军人事务部, 葛兰素史克制药, UPMC, 宾州州立好时医疗中心, 和韦尔斯班约克医院.


    护士挣多少钱? The median annual wage for registered nurses was $75,330 in May 2020, according to the U.S. 劳工统计局.


    Nursing is one of the fastest-growing jobs in healthcare. The 劳工统计局 estimates that employment for nurses will grow by 7% over the next ten years. 根据美国劳工统计局, "Registered nurses who have a bachelor of science degree in nursing (BSN) will have better job prospects than those without one. Employers also may prefer candidates who have some related work experience or certification in a specialty area."

    In addition to job security in a growing field, a career in nursing offers a number of other benefits: 

    • 灵活性
    • 种类繁多的专业
    • Opportunities for full- or part-time employment
    • 高级实践的机会或 研究生的研究

    Our 职业发展中心 能不能帮助护生 就业的搜索.


  • 实习 & 工作经验

    实习 & 工作经验

    As part of the bachelor of science in Nursing program, you’ll complete five (5) full semesters of clinical coursework. 


    • 临床课程从大三秋季开始
    • Nine semesters: four general education, five clinical
    • 一个学期有两门科学课程
    • 平均每学期13-14学分
    • 有可能参加两次暑期实习
    • YCP奖学金为期9个学期
    • Best for students working more than 10 hours per week
    • Works well for students who wish to have a minor
    • 对希望运动的学生很有帮助
    • 12月毕业

    2017年及更早    |    2018年及以后


    • Clinical courses begin in spring of sophomore year
    • Eight semesters: three general education, five clinical
    • 两个学期有两门科学课程
    • 平均每学期15-17学分
    • 一个暑期实习是可能的
    • YCP奖学金为期8个学期
    • Best for students working less than 10 hours per week
    • 可能毕业

    2017年及更早    |    2018年及以后

    Students may also apply for employer-based externships. These applications are typically submitted after junior year.


  • Mentorship & Community

    Mentorship & Community

    在十大赌博靠谱信誉的平台的护理课程, you’ll learn directly from faculty members — not teaching assistants. Our supportive professors are committed to your success, and all Nursing majors are assigned a Nursing faculty advisor.

    BSN students also build connections among one another, with peer tutoring available in sophomore- and junior-level Nursing courses. Many students also participate in SNAP (Student Nurses Association of Pennsylvania), a pre-professional organization open to all Nursing majors.

  • 熟练技能


    Students are eligible to sit for the NCLEX-RN (National Council Licensure Exam for Registered Nurses) exam at the end of the BSN degree program.

    If you are considering initial licensure in a state other than Pennsylvania post-graduation, it is highly recommended that you contact the appropriate licensing agency in your state for information on requirements before beginning the nursing program at 宾夕法尼亚十大赌博靠谱信誉的平台. For additional guidance and state licensing board contact information, please review this Licensure Requirements document.


    Nursing majors who are candidates for the Bachelor of Science degree: 

    1. 运用艺术知识, sciences, 人文学科, and the discipline of nursing in nursing practice to assist individuals and groups from diverse populations to adapt to changing health states throughout the life span.
    2. Provide safe holistic nursing interventions to individuals and groups in a therapeutic manner that acknowledges and accommodates diversity.
    3. Facilitate learning for individuals and groups about health and activities that support a healthy environment.
    4. Use leadership skills and ethical principles to foster and advocate for the provision of high-quality nursing services to individuals and groups.
    5. Utilize critical thinking skills to implement the nursing process in a caring and professional manner.
    6. Incorporate research and evidence-based findings to advance clinical excellence in nursing practice.
    7. Communicate clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing.
    8. Demonstrate use of technology and nursing informatics.
    9. Utilize resources and strategies that support lifelong learning and professional growth.


    Students who pursue a bachelor’s degree in nursing often choose complementary minors or secondary degrees. 这些包括:

  • 认证 & 专业的认可


    CCNE官方认证标志 The baccalaureate and master's programs at 宾夕法尼亚十大赌博靠谱信誉的平台 are accredited by the 大学护理教育委员会. 

    由美国官方承认.S. 作为国民教育部长 认证机构, the 大学护理教育委员会 (CCNE) is an autonomous accrediting agency, contributing to the improvement of the public's health. CCNE ensures the quality and integrity of baccalaureate, graduate, and residency programs in nursing.


Required Courses and Degree Requirements for Graduation

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