Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Felician University’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing program is perfect for high school seniors and transfer students looking to earn their BSN degree and make a difference in their community. Our four-year, full-time program provides a broad education grounded in the liberal arts and sciences, nursing theory, and practice. You will learn from faculty who are leaders in their fields and expert clinicians, dedicated to preparing graduates for the challenges of complex and changing healthcare systems.

Graduates of our undergraduate nursing program are eligible to apply to the State Board of Nursing to take the NCLEX-RN examination and qualify for admission to graduate study. Felician’s program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and approved by the New Jersey State Board of Nursing.


In Felician’s BSN classes, our teaching strategies have lead to success for our students, both in licensure and their careers. In 2016, Felician students achieved an 87.8% pass rate on the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX). Furthermore, our state-of-the-art Barbara J. Toscano Nursing Resource and Simulation Center provides the opportunity for students to perform medical procedures on technological mannequins.

Felician’s Nursing major features classes in biology, nursing, psychology, and more. Nursing courses such as Mental Health, Public Health and Disaster Management, and Care of Childbearing Family provide a range of classes for students with interests in any specialized field. View our list of required courses to learn more. The program also features a Clinical Residency Program, which allows senior nursing students to choose a specialization and work a 13-hour shift under the supervision of an RN clinical preceptor.

Career Opportunities

A BSN prepares students for roles as generalist nurses, which includes both direct and indirect patient care. Graduates have the opportunity to work in a diverse array of settings such as:

  • Hospitals/Medical Centers
    • Emergency Room Nurse
    • Adult/Gerontology Nurse
    • Mental Health Nurse
    • Obstetrical Nurse
    • Pediatric Nurse
  • Community Health Departments
  • Home Health Care
  • Nursing/Convalescent Homes
  • Social Services Agencies
  • Specialty Hospitals and Clinics

Felician University continues to have one of the highest number of student nurse members in the New Jersey Nursing Students, Inc. (NJNS) organization, with 288 members and 12 delegates in 2017. Several students also serve as board members for the NJNS.

Admission Requirements

High school and transfer students must meet certain admissions requirements to be considered for admission to the undergraduate Bachelor of Science in Nursing program. If you are a recent high school graduate who needs to work on their academics to meet the admission requirements, we offer a five-year nursing program, Preparing for a Career in Nursing, to help you succeed.

Learn more about Felician’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program!

Felician University’s BSN program is perfect for high school seniors or transfer students looking to make a positive impact in their community by working in the nursing field. Interested in learning more? Request more information today!

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