- The Nursing Training program at Sentara College of Health Sciences is offered every January. Classes are conducted in the daytime, full time—Monday to Friday, with an infrequent Saturday clinical.
- Graduates receive a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree and are qualified to apply to take the NCLEX licensure examination upon completion. The training program can be completed in 2.5 years (after prerequisite criteria are met).
- Registered Nurses are employed in numerous healthcare settings, such as hospitals, physician’s offices, clinics, long-term facilities, and also health agencies. Registered Nurses are among the biggest employment sectors in the USA. They are in seriously short supply throughout the nation; for that reason, the employment need is great, and also stability in employment is outstanding.
About the school
- Sentara College of Health Sciences started with a Registered Nursing Training program over 100 years ago; it was Norfolk’s very first nursing program, United Established in the year 1892 by the 24-bed “Retreat for the Sick,” the 2-year training program was initially tutored by physicians.
- At present, Sentara College of Health Sciences has a faculty of more than 50 who teach 6 Programs/Courses and also a yearly student body of roughly 500 men and women. Most graduates progress to become members of Sentara’s highly inspired and also progressive staff. As such, they have accessibility to the broadest range of professional possibilities available.
Total estimated cost of attendance is approximately $29,795
Following are the minimum requirements for BSN Nursing Program. Minimum admission standards include:
- All coursework must be completed with a “C-” or higher from an accredited institution
- Sentara College does not expire general education courses
- General education courses are not offered at Sentara College
First Degree Seeking Applicants Include
– Applicants who do not hold a liberal arts degree (i.e., Associate of Science, Associate of Art, or Bachelor Degree).
– Applicants with a technical degree as defined by the Department of Education (i.e., Associate of Applied Science, Associate of Occupational Science, etc.).
Second Degree Seeking Applicants Include
– Applicants who hold an Associate of Art, Associate of Science, Associate of Art & Science, or a Bachelor Degree.
General Education Requirements
(General education requirements subject to change without notice.)
First Degree Seeking: A minimum of 30 credits, to include “X” classes, need to be completed to apply.
Second Degree Seeking: “X” classes need to be completed to apply.
All remaining “O” classes for both First Time Degree and Second Degree Seeking applicants must be completed prior to beginning the Nursing Program with us in January.
|College Level Requirement|
|First Degree Seeking|
|Second Degree Seeking|
|Anatomy & Physiology I w/lab (4 credits)||x||x|
|Anatomy & Physiology II w/lab (4 credits)||o||0|
|Chemistry w/lab (4 credits)||x||x|
|Statistics (3 credits)||x||x|
|Developmental Psychology (3 credits)||x||x|
|English Composition I (3 credits)||x||x|
|English Composition II (3 credits)||x||x|
|Microbiology w/lab (4 credits)||o||o|
|Health, Medical, Bio or Social Ethics (3 credits)||o|
|Introduction to Sociology (3 credits)||o|
|Introduction to Psychology (3 credits)||o|
|Oral Communication (3 credits)||o|
|Fine Art Elective (3 credits)||o|
|History Elective (3 credits)||o|
|Humanities Elective (3 credits)||o|
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Tel: (757) 388-2900
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