The mission of the University of Bridgeport School of Nursing is to provide innovative, evidence-based healthcare education that prepares a professional nurse to provide person-centered care that incorporates professional values of caring, excellence, integrity, and diversity in the delivery of safe, quality healthcare and advancement of the profession within a global society.
Pre-Nursing courses offer students the opportunity to complete basic foundation general education courses in the humanities, mathematics, and natural and social sciences required for other Nursing programs at the University of Bridgeport.
The Nursing (BS) program is designed to prepare a nurse generalist for entry into professional practice. Only transfer students can apply and may transfer up to 90 credits from previous nursing program coursework from accredited institutions.
Accelerated BS Nursing (ABSN)
The Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) Program is designed to prepare a graduate nurse for entry-level practice in a variety of healthcare settings, to provide the foundation for graduate education and/or continued education as a life-long learner, and to contribute to quality patient outcomes.
RN to BSN Online
The RN to BSN completion program curriculum has a total of 120 credits and is made up of three parts: basic nursing courses, general education requirements and upper level nursing courses. Students may transfer up to 90 credits from previous nursing program coursework from accredited institutions.
Nursing MS Online
The MSN in Leadership and Education is a one track, dual focused online degree program. The dual focus of leadership and education will provide graduates with career opportunities to work in clinical leadership and/or academic nursing environments either in separate positions or simultaneously in a joint position.