Nursing (BSN) Traditional

School of Nursing

About the Program Nursing (BSN) Traditional Option

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program takes six* semesters to complete following acceptance after meeting all admission requirements. Upon admission to the program, you will study a contemporary curriculum that is designed to prepare you for professional nursing practice.

This program is grounded in community based education with educational opportunities that provide a variety of healthcare delivery experiences.

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Exceptional Clinical Experiences

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Miami Children's Hospital

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Holy Cross Hospital

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Cleveland Clinic

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North Shore Medical Center

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Plantation General Hospital

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Miami Jewish Health Systems

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Aventura Hospital

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    Jackson Healthcare System Hospitals

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    Memorial Healthcare System

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    Miami Children's Hospital

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    Holy Cross Hospital

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    Cleveland Clinic

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    North Shore Medical Center

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    Broward Health

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    Plantation General Hospital

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    Miami Jewish Health Systems

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    Aventura Hospital

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    Becoming a Licensed Registered Nurse

    Once you have completed the program, you will be eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN). Licensure obtained after passing the exam, along with other stipulations (see RN Licensure) allows you to practice nursing in any state throughout the United States.
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    One of the most Credible BSN Programs in Florida

    Healthcare employers across Florida seek Barry University BSN graduates because of the program's reputation of producing quality nurses.

Baptist Health South Florida Baptist Bond Scholars Program

Each Spring and Fall Semester, 30 nursing students have the potential to be awarded this scholarship while enrolled at Barry University.

This scholarship award is dependent upon acceptance into the nursing program and acceptance into the Baptist Health Scholars program.

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In partnership with Baptist Health South Florida, Barry University is pleased to offer BSN students on the Traditional Program Track an outstanding scholarship opportunity.

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  • Barry's Nursing School Will Launch Ventilator Management Simulation Training Program Thanks to Florida Blue Foundation November 11, 2020

    Barry University’s College of Nursing and Health Sciences (CNHS) will soon launch a Ventilator Management Simulation Training Program thanks in part to a generous gift from the Florida Blue Foundation.

  • National League for Nursing Honors Barry University as 2020 Center of Excellence August 19, 2020

    Across Florida and nationwide, Barry nursing graduates are known as leaders in the field. Now, a coveted new distinction lends an official air to that longstanding reputation.

  • More Men are Entering Nursing... and Choosing Barry University! August 07, 2020

    Barry’s Nursing program not only has a strong reputation for minority representation—which includes male-identified nurses—we were also recently honored by the National League for Nursing as a 2020 Center of Excellence in Enhanced Student Learning and Professional Development.

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    The Trauma Guy: Luis DeRosa, RN, EMT July 13, 2020

    Part catharsis and part inspiration, DeRosa’s social media presence illustrates the qualities that serve him well as a trauma nurse—quick thinking, a team-oriented focus, a sense of humor and humility, and compassion.

NCLEX RN Licensure

Upon successful completion of all nursing program requirements, graduates are eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN).

Our NCLEX pass rates are consistently above national averages.

Outcomes Becoming a #BarryNurse

When you graduate, you will have the foundational knowledge and skills necessary to engage as a beginning practitioner. You will graduate with the ability to:

  • Assimilate knowledge, skills, and values from the arts and sciences to provide humanistic, safe, quality care as a nurse generalist.
  • Utilize clinical reasoning to formulate decisions regarding safe, quality healthcare outcomes.
  • Integrate evidence based practice to provide safe, compassionate, and holistic, patient/family centered nursing care in diverse settings.
  • Communicate effectively with all members of the health care team, including patients and their support system(s) to improve patient care outcomes.
  • Integrate health promotion, disease and injury prevention strategies in the care of individuals, families and communities.
  • Apply leadership concepts, skills, and decision making in the provision of high quality nursing care.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in using patient care technologies, information systems, and communication devices to support safe nursing practice.
  • Evaluate the impact of political, legal, and ethical factors on the health of individuals, families and communities from a global perspective Integrate professional standards of moral, ethical, and legal conduct into nursing practice.
  • Integrate professional standards of moral, ethical and legal conduct into nursing practice.
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Admissions Overview Getting Started

In the time it takes to watch a movie, you can apply to attend Barry University. From application to graduation, we support you every step of the way. Apply anytime, anywhere. We accept submissions on a rolling basis, but the sooner you apply, the better. Some majors require extra information for acceptance into specific programs. See what you need to apply, since general admission doesn't guarantee acceptance into all majors.

As part of Barry's diverse, close-knit community of 3,000 undergraduates, you’ll grow and build lifelong relationships. With a 15:1 student to faculty ratio, you'll thrive thanks to individualized instruction and professors who are experts in their fields. The best part? You’ll leave college with the skills you need to succeed and little debt; we work to make school affordable through merit-based scholarships and financial aid.

Prerequisites Admissions Requirements

Start your application today. In just a few years, you'll graduate with a degree from a highly-respected, affordable university.

Prerequisites

Acceptance into the Traditional BSN program requires that applicants are well rounded individuals. From bio-medical ethics to the arts, future nursing students need to complete the courses before entering the program.

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Financial Aid Affordable for you.

If you’re a full-time, degree-seeking undergraduate, you may qualify for our merit-based scholarships with awards up to $17,000, based on your cumulative GPA and standardized test scores. Scholarships are available for freshmen (including test optional), transfers, international, DACA, and Dreamer applicants. Using your admissions application, we automatically determine your eligibility.

More than 90% of our students receives some form of financial assistance. Apply to see if you qualify for a full array of federal and state financial aid programs. Just submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Complete it as soon as possible since funds may be limited. Barry's federal school code is 001466. Curious about qualifying? Take a look at our Net Price Calculator.

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Explore our scholarship system to see if you qualify for scholarships funded by alumni, private donors, corporations, and others.

You can use the Barry University Scholarship System to find other scholarship opportunities that you may be eligible to receive:

  • Answer as many questions as you like—the more questions answered, the more scholarships you’re matched to
  • Be automatically considered for many of the scholarships available at Barry University
  • Do a keyword search for scholarships and review the criteria to see if your qualifications are a match
The scholarships are funded through contributions from private donors, alumni, faculty, staff, parents, campus organizations, and corporations.
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Nursing Programs Accreditation

The College of Nursing and Health Sciences maintains accreditation for its undergraduate (BSN), master's (MSN), post-graduate certificates (ARNP), and doctoral (DNP) nursing programs through the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

The master's and DNP in Nurse Anesthesia programs are accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs.

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