- Nursing is a dynamic profession which requires intelligence, working hard and also critical thinking abilities. Nevertheless, it is usually the simple wish to care for individuals that lead one to choose a nursing profession.
- In case you decide to enter the nursing profession or even further your education beyond your existing RN license, there will be numerous career choices to choose from. Maybe you will enter a fast-paced specialty, for example, ER or even intensive-care nursing. Maybe the more predictable nature of a doctor’s office appeals to you. You may decide to work with people with paraplegia, cardiac patients or perhaps newborns or possibly pursue a graduate degree with the objective of becoming an educator.
- The Bloomfield College nursing training program is a member of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing and is fully certified by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education and the New Jersey State Board of Nursing.
About the school
- Bloomfield College is a 4-year private liberal arts college situated in Bloomfield, New Jersey, USA. Bloomfield College is acquired by the State of New Jersey and also certified by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.
Total estimated cost of attendance is approximate $24,160
Following are the minimum requirements for BSN Nursing Program. Minimum admission standards include:
Admission to Bloomfield College’s Nursing program occurs only in the fall semester, and the deadline to apply is May 1st (pending completion of ALL pre-requisites* and the entrance exam) . Please note that you must complete all seven pre-requisite courses listed below, have taken the ATI TEAS Exam, and have a minimum 2.5 grade point average, to be considered for admission as a Pre-Nursing student. Students who achieve the minimum score range on the ATI TEAS Exam are ranked from highest to lowest for consideration into the program. Students are only permitted to take the exam two times, and the college takes the highest score.
* Bloomfield College Nursing Pre-Requisites (all with minimum grade of C):
- WRT 105 (Enhanced Analytic and Argumentative Writing) or WRT 106 (Analytic and Argumentative Writing)
- WRT 107 (Synthesis and Research Writing)
- MTH 130 (Transition to Collegiate Mathematics)
- MTH 140/141 (College Algebra-Enhanced / College Algebra)
- BIO 205 (Human Anatomy and Physiology I)
- BIO 206 (Human Anatomy and Physiology II)
- NUR 105 (Nutrition)
Upon completion of the seven pre-requisites nursing applicants will need to take the ATI TEAS Exam (Test for Essential Academic Skills) that is offered to accepted students at Bloomfield College twice a year. Once the scores are determined, the Nursing Department and Advisors will meet in June to select the students to fill the available openings.
The Nursing major grade requirements are:
- All major and required courses MUST have a grade of “C” or better.
- Students may not progress into any NUR course unless the prerequisite courses have been passed with a grade of “C” or better.
*Includes clinical component. Students are responsible for own transportation to clinical
sites. Some community-based clinicals require own vehicle for visiting nurse/home
Criteria for Admission to the Nursing Major
Admission to the nursing major formally begins with entry into NUR 215 Foundations of Professional Practice. In order to qualify for the major, all students must have completed the following requirements:
- GPA of 2.5 required to enter the major.
- The following seven courses:WRT 106,WRT 107,MTH 103,MTH 105, BIO 205, BIO 206, and NUR 105, all with minimum grade of C.
- A student who repeats more than three of the required courses (WRT 106,WRT 107,MTH 103,MTH 105, BIO 205, BIO 206, and NUR 105) cannot enter the major.
- A pre-entry standardized examination is required for admission into the nursing major. The examination must be taken in the semester prior to admission into NUR 215. The standardized examination may only be repeated once. The selection process is competitive and may result in students being placed on a waiting list for admission into the major.
Criteria for Admission to the Nursing Major for College Transfer Students
Students may transfer course credits from other colleges or universities. The following stipulations apply:
- Minimum GPA of 2.5.
- Transfer of nursing courses subject to evaluation by the Division of Nursing. Transfer of non-nursing courses subject to College policy.
- Refer to criteria for Admission to the Nursing Major in 2, 3, & 4.
Address: 467 Franklin St, Bloomfield, NJ 07003
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