This program at Adelphi University’s College of Nursing and Public Health in New York City combines the study of nursing theory, research, clinical applications and community dynamics. Dedicated to the highest professional standards, this program instills an appreciation for cultural diversity and an understanding of the various applications of healthcare in a wide range of settings. This program emphasizes the nurse’s role in health promotion, long-term care, research, advocacy, teaching and leadership management.
Transfer students must fulfill all Adelphi University College of Nursing and Public Health requirements for admission. Typically, a student transferring into the School of Nursing at the Manhattan Center will have already completed the science prerequisites and general education requirements of the nursing curriculum.
Students wishing to transfer into the baccalaureate nursing program must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA, have no more than one prerequisite science grade lower than C+ and successfully pass the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS). The acceptable grade for a transfer of science credits is a C+ or better. The University’s admission committee will evaluate transfer credits. All transfer students are required to take the TEAS exam, which evaluates basic academic abilities. Students must achieve a minimum score as decided by the College of Nursing and Public Health for entrance to the nursing program. Attend an Information Session or Open House to learn more!
Successful completion of the TEAS (Version V) entrance examination is a prerequisite to the College of Nursing and Public Health B.S. program for transfer students. Read our frequently asked questions regarding the TEAS entrance exam.
R.N. to B.S./M.S. classes are offered one day a week on Mondays to meet the needs of our working professionals. A GPA of 3.0 is highly recommended. A valid New York State R.N. license is required for admission. Adelphi will accept up to 64 credits from an Associate Degree program and up to 90 credits from a Bachelor’s Degree program to fulfill our 124-credit curriculum. Attend an Information Session or Open House to learn more! Students are accepted on a rolling admissions basis.For more information please contact the Director of Nursing, Professor Irene Auteri Ferguson at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 212.965.8340 ext. 8366