Be a healthcare hero and make a difference in the lives of others with a bachelor's degree in nursing from Wilkes University.
Why Study Nursing at Wilkes?
With more hospitals requiring entry-level nurses to hold bachelor’s degrees, a BSN from Wilkes gives you an advantage in the job market. Our program emphasizes hands-on patient care and clinical experience. We combine a comprehensive curriculum with the unique mentoring culture of a small, liberal arts university.
As a nursing student, you'll have personal interaction with professors in both the classroom and in clinical settings. Faculty will get to know you well and assist you on your academic journey toward a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
What Will You Learn as a Nursing Major?
- You'll study nursing fundamentals, human anatomy and physiology, chemistry, microbiology, obstetrics, pediatrics, psychiatric mental health, population health, medical surgical nursing and gerontology.
- You'll apply the skills you learn in the classroom in a variety of clinical practice opportunities. This will test not only your knowledge but also your clinical judgment.
- Wilkes will prepare you for the NCLEX-RN licensure examination as well as entry into professional nursing practice in a general health-care setting.