New York BSN in Nursing School Highlights
Schools with RN-BSN Programs
We have 53 nursing schools in New York with CCNE or ACEN accredited BSN programs in our database.
The state of New York is known for its large buildings, successful people, and remarkably beautiful landmarks. Overall, this spot on the map signifies what people consider the American way of life.
New York is a land of opportunity. As one of the most populous states in the country, its 19 million people are in need of representation in the healthcare field.
- Alvernia University - RN to BSN
- Benedictine University - RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-BSN)
- Bethel University - RN to BSN
- Campbellsville University - RN to BSN
- East Central University - RN to BSN
- Emmanuel College - RN to BSN
- Illinois College - RN to BSN
- Point University - Bachelor of Science Nursing - RN to BSN
- Sacred Heart University - RN-BSN - RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing
- Saint Mary's University of Minnesota - RN to Bachelors of Science in Nursing
- University of West Florida - RN to BSN
- Utica College - RN to Bachelor of Science
Working in the healthcare field in New York is a providing opportunity that will provide success throughout a lifetime. New York has some of the largest and most prominent hospitals in the country, allowing for more prestigious opportunities for nursing professionals.
Earning Your BSN in New York
For nurses that are looking for a way to increase their standing in the field or looking for promotional opportunities, RN to BSN programs have what it takes.
New York offers many different programs that assist applicants in transitioning their associate’s degrees to bachelor’s level in 1-2 years. These programs are excellent for nurses with only an associate’s degree. Employers are more likely to require that nurses hold at least a bachelor’s degree in order to qualify for new job opportunities.
New York Nursing Licensure Reciprocity
The Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) allows nurses to have one license for nursing that gives them the ability to practice in the state where they current live as well as other states that are part of the compact agreement. Currently there are over 30 states that are a part of the NLC agreement.
As of Spring 2020: New York is not part of the NLC compact, so if you get your RN license in New York, it will only be viable in that state.
Source: National Council of State Boards of Nursing
Nurses that are seeking promotion in their current career may also find it much easier with a higher degree in hand. RN to BSN programs provide new knowledge in the field of nursing that only adds to the expertise of individuals working in a clinical setting.
Choosing to pursue a higher degree in nursing will contribute to a better way of life for professionals throughout the state of New York.
New York Licensing for Registered Nurses
To practice as a Registered Nurse or LPN in New York, you have to have a license and be registered by the New York State Education Department (NYSED).
There are a few requirements according to the NYSED, including that you must:
- Be of good moral character
- Be at least 18 years of age
- Meet education requirements (see below)
- Meet examination requirements
- Apply for an RN license with NYSED
There are three options for passing the education requirements portion of the Registered Nurse license requirements within New York State. The most common is passing an RN education program (Associate’s, Bachelor’s, or Master’s) that is registered by the New York State board of education as RN-license qualifying.
Here are the licensing requirements directly from the NYSED. Visit their site for more info.
Pass a RN education program (Associate’s, Bachelor’s or Master’s degree or Diploma program) registered by NYSED as RN license qualifying. See our list below.
Pass a general nursing education program located in a country outside of the United States or its territories, which is acceptable to NYSED. You will be required to have your foreign nursing education credentials verified by CGFNS, an independent credentials verification organization. See, “Verifying Education Credentials From Non-U.S. Programs” for further instructions.
Pass a RN education program located in another US state or US territory, if approved by the licensing authority of the state or territory as preparation for practice as an RN. (US territories include: Puerto Rico, Guam, US Virgin Islands, Northern Mariana Islands and American Samoa).
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- New York Board of Nursing