The total number of credits required to complete the degree is 120. Pace will transfer up to 68 credits from an Associate degree program. The Nursing portion of the curriculum will be up to 30 credits and the remaining credits will be arts and sciences courses.
Option 1: Fall Entry- completion in 2 years*
Option 2: Spring Entry- completion in 15 months*
*When all Liberal Arts credits are close to completion.
Required Nursing Classes (21 credits)
NURS 481 Core Competencies for Multidimensional Care (3)
NURS 482 Evidence Based Practice for Healthy Aging (3)
NURS 483 Cultural Mindfulness (3)
NURS 298 Spirit of Inquiry: Nursing Research and Evidence-based Practice (3)
NURS 486 Population Health in the Global Environment (3)
NURS 485 Innovation and the Art of Leadership and Management (3)
NURS 484 Improving the Health of a Population: Nursing's role in Advocacy, Policy, and Politics. (3)
Arts & Sciences Electives (up to 26 credits based on number of transfer credits accepted)
These electives not proscribed, and can be selected by the student with advisement.
Strongly recommended: PHI 115 Ethics (3)
Nursing Electives (6-9 credits)
Electives courses to be identified on a semester basis
Nursing Elective Options
Academic Pre- or Co-Requisites
Completion of these courses or their equivalent at another accredited institution must have occurred prior to entering the program, or must be achieved during the program. In the latter case, these will be credits taken in addition to the proscribed Nursing degree curriculum.
Competency in these courses is demonstrated by a grade of C or above. Competency can also be demonstrated though CLEP or Pace Experiential Learning. For more information, please speak to an Admission counselor.
- ENG 110 or 120
- PSY Intro
- BIO 152 Anatomy and Physiology I
- BIO 153 Anatomy & Physiology II
- MAT or PSY Statistics