Nursing is a discipline and a profession, a science and art grounded in caring that provides holistic care with respect and dignity while promoting the health of society. At Vermont Tech, collaboration among faculty and students encourages a spirit of inquiry, personal growth, and service. Nursing students have the opportunity to progress through a four-year, hands-on curriculum based on a career ladder model.
With nursing courses at its two residential campuses in Williston and Randolph Center, regional campuses in Brattleboro and Bennington and at seven nursing campuses located across the state, the nursing program reaches every corner of Vermont. Vermont Tech is a recognized leader in distance learning and health care simulation, which allows nursing students, who practice in small rural communities across the state, to experience life-like medical situations. The instructional curriculum is offered at Vermont Interactive Technologies (VIT) sites throughout the state, while the clinical experience takes place at local agencies. Vermont Tech also provides the latest in simulation technology at its six simulation labs.
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN NURSING, BSN
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program is an online degree-completion program intended for current RNs; it is designed to prepare nurses for increased technical proficiency and professional advancement.
WHAT MAKES OUR PROGRAM UNIQUE?
Our program allows students to take online courses from the comfort and convenience of their own homes. We accept credits from most ADN programs in the United States. Every student is matched with a faculty advisor who is a full-time member of the Vermont Tech nursing department. Our innovative curriculum includes holistic healing and palliative care courses.
COURSEWORK FOCUSES ON:
- Innovative problem solving
- Maximizing patient-centered care
- Facilitating community health
- Working with interdisciplinary teams
- Developing collaborative relationships to promote individual and community health
- BSN OUTCOMES AND CAREERS
Those who complete the BSN program will be positioned to manage information, incorporate technological developments to provide high-quality care, and provide transformational leadership to guide the direction of nursing and the future of health care.
Applicants must be Registers Nurses with an unencumbered, active license within the United States. Additionally, applicants must have completed prerequisite courses (or their equivalent) with a minimum grade of “C” and a 2.5 minimum ADN GPA.
The BSN program has applied for initial accreditation and has been provisionally approved by the Vermont Board of Nursing. Vermont Tech is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges as well as various professional accrediting bodies (NEASC).