Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences with an Emphasis in Professional Development & Advanced Patient Care. The nursing practice continues to change and become more complex. As a result there is an increasing demand for nursing professionals with training in areas such as communication, leadership and critical thinking, and a bachelor's degree or higher is often required for greater effectiveness and promotion to management and leadership positions. This very current and relevant curriculum is a degree completion program designed for health care professionals who graduated from accredited certificate and/or associate degree program and who wish to acquire baccalaureate level competencies in health sciences theory and in health care professional issues.
Courses include advanced patient care, health care systems and trends, risk management, health care regulations, pharmacology, statistics, transcultural health care, and spirituality in health care. In addition, a capstone course is designed to aid in the development of inquiry and research skills. Graduates of this course are equipped with the knowledge, skills and academic credentials to taken on greater responsibility and be more effective nursing professionals.
This program is not available in the following states: MS
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Grand Canyon University is regionally accredited by the North Central Association (30 North LaSalle St. Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602-2504; 800-621-7440). The Colangelo College of Business, is nationally accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs to offer: Bachelor of Science (BS) in Accounting, Business Administration, Marketing; Master of Business Administration (MBA).
The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (One Dupont Circle NW, Suite 530, Washington, D.C. 20036; 202-887-6791) and the Arizona State Board of Nursing accredit the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program. The Arizona State Department of Education has given formal approval of the work done at the University for the certification of elementary and secondary teachers and for the renewal of certificates.
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North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Private, for-profit, Higher Education
Quarter Schedule (Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer)
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Master's College or University I
1.2 GHz (Pentium/Celeron/AMD Athlon); Windows 98/XP/2000; Office 2000; anti-virus software; 256 MB RAM, 20 GB hard drive, 56.6/DSL/cable modem, 1024x768 monitor, video card, sound card, speakers, CD-ROM drive, printer, e-mail address, ISP account
Must live in the United States. Minor state restrictions based on program.
Perkins Loan, Stafford Student Loans, PLUS Loans, Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnership (LEAP) State Grant, Arizona Post-Secondary Education Voucher Program State Grant, Federal Pell Grant, Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG)