The demand for qualified nurses is more acute today than ever before. As Dominican University nurse you’ll be prepared for the demands of 21st century healthcare, and with Dominican University’s evening program, you can pursue your degree while working full-time. The course schedule is student-friendly, featuring only weekday evening classes and clinicals.

At the conclusion of the program you will be fully prepared to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) which tests the competency of nursing school graduates in the U.S. and Canada.

Advantages of Dominican University’s Evening BSN Degree

  • Our Nurses are Employed  
    95% of the students who have graduated in the last five years are employed
  • Evening Schedule
    Classes and clinicals only meet on weekday evenings, so you can continue to work during the day  
  • Scholarships and Financial Aid
    Academic scholarships are available for full time students pursuing their first bachelor’s degree.  Other financial aid may also be available  
  • Full Campus Benefits
    Online students have full access to the online library, tutoring services and career counseling services (as well as the fitness center at our Rockland County campus.) 

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A well-rounded nursing program that prepares you for a range of rewarding careers.

Educators Who are Committed to your Success

The Highest levels of personal Support

100% Employment Rate in the Nursing Program

Excellent Faculty to Student Ratio

Clinicals One Evening Per Week

The Dominican Difference

My time in the program has been both rewarding and gratifying. The program, which is favorable for nurses who are balancing both professional and personal commitments, allows students to plan their schedule easily. 

Marlene Veselsky, ’14, RN, BSN FNP, Englewood Hospital


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Miles from NYC

100% Evening Program
Classes and Clinicals Meet Evenings Only

Job Opportunities

As a result of the coursework and clinical experiences that you’ll receive at Dominican University you will be prepared to work in a variety of settings. Graduates with a BSN can work  in medical settings, such as hospitals, clinics, and doctor offices. They can also pursue careers as nurse educators, health policy nurses, nurse recruiters, nurse informaticists, forensic nurses, clinical research nurses, or nurse health coaches. There are many more career options for registered nurses who have a bachelor of science in nursing than those without this degree.

Dominican University nurses are prepared for a wide range of fields

You will be trained to be proficient in:

+ Maternity Nursing 

+ Pediatric Nursing 

+ Medical Nursing 

+ Surgical Nursing 

+ Psychiatric Nursing 

What You’ll Learn

The Dominican University nursing program will prepare you to promote health and provide nursing care to people of all ages and across all socioeconomic levels.  Along with mastering the tasks required for  working in a health care setting, you’ll learn how the body works, and how it interacts with medications, as you gain proficiency in  physiology, nutrition, and chemistry.

At the end of the program you’ll be ready for any nursing position in hospitals, clinics, and private practices or prepared to rise to leadership positions in your areas of specialty, complete a masters or doctoral degrees; or publish articles in prominent journals

Degree Details


Dominican University is affordable.

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Course Credits

Professional Courses 61

  • NR 101 Transition to Nursing 3
  • NR 223 Introduction to Professional Nursing I 5
  • NR 224 Introduction to Professional Nursing II 5
  • NR 231 Professional Practice Concepts 2
  • NR 235 Principles of Health Assessment 3
  • NR 320 Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing 5
  • NR 329 Pharmacologic Agents 3
  • NR 330 Parent-Child Nursing 2
  • NR 340 Adult Nursing I 5
  • NR 345 Family Health Nursing 5
  • NR 353 Nursing Research 3
  • NR 450 Adult Nursing II 5
  • NR 463 Community Health Nursing 5
  • NR 465 Nursing Leadership/Management 5
  • NR 467 Nursing Seminar 2


Classes and clinicals meet evenings only.

Classes: Monday – Wednesday 5 to 9 pm

Clinicals: 5 to 10 pm, not including Fridays

Admission Information

Candidates for the nursing program must first be admitted to the College through the Office of Admissions. Admission to the College however, does not guarantee admission to the nursing program, which conducts its own review and selection process. Meeting minimum program requirements does not guarantee acceptance into the nursing program. All applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7 and a minimum score of 70 on the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) to be eligible for admission to the sophomore level nursing courses.


The nursing program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) of the American Association of Colleges of Nurses (AACN) and the New York State Department of Education.

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