Troy University

College of Health and Human Services

College Type: Four or more years, Public

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BSN Program

The BSN Program is designed to train nurse acquire the necessary skill and expertise in the dynamic world of health care. The school has well qualified lecturers who pay attention to individual students need. Apart from ensuring that each student reaches his/her maximum potential, they also prepare students to pass the licensing exam, NCLEX. Upon passing the exam a graduate takes the title Registered Nurse.

The program is offered at the Troy campus and it can be completed in four and half years. Students are admitted to the BSN Program in the spring and the fall semesters.The deadlines for the submission of application are March 15 and September 15 for fall and spring semesters respectively. Special emphasis in our curriculum enables graduates to work in a variety of areas such as community health, obstetrics, pediatrics, psychiatry, oncology, surgery, geriatrics, recovery room, and intensive care .Core courses taught to attain our mission include Pharmacology, Anatomy & Physiology, Adult Health Nursing, Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing, Maternal-Infant Health andGeneral Psychology.

To be admitted to the college,one must:

  • Have completed the courses listed for the freshman and sophomore years on the Program of Studies for the BSN Program.
  • File a written application with the School of Nursing
  • For transfer students a letter of good standing from the previous college
  • Students must submit a CPR certification; agree to drug screening test and background check for criminal history.
  • Have an overall GPA of a least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.
State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Program Name: Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 95.93%
Average number of students tested annually: 56
Program accreditations: NLNAC
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 Troy University as reported by Alabama state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 50 98 90.26
2011 60 96.7 88.43
2010 58 93.1 85.21
2009 47 95.7 89.47

Masters Program

The Troy University MSN program is an online based program offered by the Montgomery, Phoenix City and Troy campuses. The program is designed to offer students who have completed baccalaureate programs in nursing an opportunity to further enhance theoretical and practical knowledge in a range of specialty areas.

Students can enroll in the program on a part time or full time study basis for all courses offered online and clinical experience.

Admission Requirements:

  • Application for admission
  • BSN Degree from acredited university
  • Official transcripts  for all baccalaureate level work (acceptable GPA)
  • Official MAT or GRE test scores
  • Current and unencumbered RN License
  • Minimum of one year experience as a practicing RN (for the Family Nurse Practitioner track)

The deadline for applications for admission is the 1st October for the Spring Semester, the 1st of March for the Summer Semester and the 1st of May for the Fall Semester.

Students are required to have a professional liability insurance, drug screen, criminal background check, annual physical exam (including TB skin test), proof of immunity to measles, rubella, mumps, varicella and Hepatitis B as well as Proof of BCLS certification.

Program accreditations: NLNAC

Masters programs offered at this school:

MSN

Program Name: Master of Science in Nursing Degree (MSN)

Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening
Specility Tracks
Tracks Credit hours
Clinical Nurse Specialist 39
Nursing Informatics Specialist 34
Family Nurse Practitioner 47

RN to BSN/MSN

Program Name: RN to BSN/MSN Track

Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening
Specility Tracks
Tracks Credit hours
Nursing Informatics Specialist 33
Family Nurse Practitioner 47
Clinical Specialist 39

Doctoral Program

Program accreditations: NLNAC

Doctoral programs offered at this school:

DNP

Program Name: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

BSN to DNP

Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening
Specility Tracks
Tracks Credit hours
Post Baccalaureate Clinical Nurse Specialist 65-69
Post Baccalaureate Family Nurse Practitioner 66-69

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Troy University
University Avenue
Troy, AL 36082