Samford University

Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing

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

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BSN Program

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Program Name: Traditional B.S.N.
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 96.73%
Average number of students tested annually: 70
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 Samford University as reported by Alabama state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 87 96.6 90.26
2011 65 95.4 88.43
2010 56 98.2 85.21
2009 63 92.1 89.47

Accelerated BSN Program

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Program Name: Second Degree B.S.N.
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 96.73%
Average number of students tested annually: 70
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 Samford University as reported by Alabama state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 87 96.6 90.26
2011 65 95.4 88.43
2010 56 98.2 85.21
2009 63 92.1 89.47

Masters Program

The Samford University, Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing offers a MSN Degree in a flexible online setting.The program prepares its graduates to practice in an advanced capacity to meet patient needs and to manage a range of health care settings.

The program offers different tracks including Family Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Anesthesia, Nurse Educator, and Nurse Management.

The Family Nurse Practitioner tracks prepares students to offer primary care after successful completing the national certification exams while the Nurse Anesthesia program prepares graduates to sit for the nurse anesthesia national certification  examination. The nurse educator track is intended for those who are interested in becoming clinical or academic educators and the management track trains students for entry and mid-level managers.

Admission Requirements

  • A BSN degree from a program accredited by the CCNE or NLNAC
  • Cumulative Grade Point Average of 3.0
  • GRE or MAT scores (taken within the last five years)
  • The GRE requirement is waived for applicants with a cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 3.20 or postgraduate GPA of 3.00 or above.

Applicants are also required to have a C grade or higher in at least one undergraduate course in nursing research and a B grade or higher in one undergraduate health assessment course.

Program accreditations: CCNE

Masters programs offered at this school:

MSN

Program Name: Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.)

Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening
Specility Tracks
Tracks Credit hours
Family Nurse Practitioner 42
Nurse Anesthesia 82
Nurse Educator N/A
Health Systems Management and Leadership 30

RN to MSN

Program Name: RN to MSN

Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening
Specility Tracks
Tracks Credit hours
Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) N/A
Nurse Educator N/A

Doctoral Program

Program accreditations: CCNE

Doctoral programs offered at this school:

DNP

Program Name: Doctor of Nursing Practice

Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening
Specility Tracks
Tracks Credit hours
DNP Administration 37-39
Advanced Practice 37-39

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Samford University
800 Lakeshore Drive
Birmingham, AL 35229