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Nursing, B.S.

Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), an autonomous accrediting agency contributing to the improvement of the public's health, the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at St. Francis College in Brooklyn New York educates leaders who are prepared to practice safely within the technologically advanced and dynamic health care environment of the 21st century.

With brand-new, custom-built labs and learning suites, SFC hones nursing students’ abilities in therapeutic communication, critical thinking, clinical judgment, interprofessional collaboration, leadership and cultural competency.

Graduates of the B.S. in Nursing program go on to secure employment at some of the most prestigious institutions around the country.

Underlying the focused, outcomes-driven curriculum is SFC’s robust General Education Program, which is the cornerstone of SFC and affirms its mission to graduate educated, well-rounded individuals who enter the workforce and work to change and culturally diversify the world.


Students of the undergraduate nursing program at SFC in Brooklyn benefit from comprehensive support and competitive resources to ensure they will find success after graduation. Some highlights include:

  • ATI test prep, skills assessment, and study guides
  • Brand new, state-of-the-art, custom-built campus featuring nursing simulation lab with ultra modern equipment opening Fall 2022 semester
  • Licensed Nursing faculty, NPs, DNPs, and PhDs

Additionally, all St. Francis College students, including students in our nursing programs, receive the enhanced Terrier 360 system of wrap-around support from day one to after graduation. Within the robust support, students gain in-depth insight and guidance to academic, internship, and nursing career path options via the Center for Student Success, Center for Career Exploration, and Center for Learning and Leadership.


Qualified students seeking an additional academic challenge can participate in the St. Francis Honors Program, where students participate in a series of small, intensive seminars, trips, and other activities that lead toward a senior thesis.

The College is also home to 15 national honor societies and its own Duns Scotus Honors Society which recognizes students for their academic and community achievements.


The BSN Nursing program at SFC also emphasizes the critical thinking, cultural knowledge, and strong communication skills that are required to be a successful and committed nurse practitioner who is serving a diverse community.



The philosophy of the Department of Nursing views nursing as an art and a science consistent with the Franciscan tradition of St. Francis College in New York. The Philosophy emphasizes teaching through partnership to prepare future nurse leaders. This is demonstrated through a commitment to the teaching/learning environment, with the belief that nursing education should include the traditions of teaching, research, and service to meet the demands of a global society.

See the full curriculum for the Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing Program.

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