Sacred Heart University

College Type: Four or more years, Private not-for-profit

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BSN Program

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 93.33%
Average number of students tested annually: -
Program accreditations: CCNE
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

School's NCLEX RN Passrate History

Annual NCLEX RN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at Sacred Heart University as reported by Connecticut state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 100 84.11
2011 92 91.6
2010 88 91.16

Masters Program

The Sacred Heart University Master of Science program is designed to prepare students with more advanced skills to train students to handle complex and specialized tasks. The Master of Science in Nursing program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

The online MSN degree in nursing is a very innovative and demanding program which is intended to meet the requirements of a working professional nurse seeking advanced clinical, educational or administrative skills.

The Sacred Heart University MSN program offers three specializations: Clinical Nurse Leader, Patient Care Services Administration and Nursing Education.

The Clinical Nurse Leader program consists of 300 hours of role of immersion. The CNL track focuses on preparing students to apply to sit for the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, Clinical Nurse Leader Certificate Examination.

The Patient Care Services Administration involves 120 hours of clinical practicum to prepare students for administrative responsibility.

The Nursing Education track involves 120 hours of clinical practicum designed to complement clinical experience with education skills to prepare for roles as part of a nursing faculty.

Admission Requirements:

  1. Bachelor of Science Degree
  2. Official Transcripts
  3. Minimum of a 3.0 Grade Point Average
  4. Current, valid and unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse
  5. Written Statement describing professional goals
  6. Two letters of recommendations
  7. Malpractice insurance 

 

Program accreditations: CCNE

Masters programs offered at this school:

MSN

Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

RN to MSN

Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

Doctoral Program

Program accreditations: Not Accredited

Doctoral programs offered at this school:

DNP

Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

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Sacred Heart University
5151 Park Ave
Fairfield, CT 06825