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Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.)

Second Degree (22-month)

This program is a four-semester, 61-credit cohort model for those who already hold a non-nursing bachelor’s degree. It prepares students to practice nursing in a range of settings — from ambulatory care and community-health agencies to acute and long-term care facilities. Students learn to provide evidence-based care, using critical thinking and clinical decision-making. The program is offered at our main campus in South Orange, N.J., and accepts students in the fall semester (late August). Graduates are eligible to sit for the NCLEX-R.N. licensing exam.


  • 1 N.J.'s first B.S.N. program
  • 12 % Male Undergraduate Nursing Students
  • 88.2 % Most Recent One-Year Retention Rate
  • 80 % Full-time Faculty with doctoral Degrees
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“Seton Hall’s Second Degree B.S.N. program was the best choice for me to get my bachelor’s degree in four semesters.”

Stan Brand, ’13, R.N.


This program is a generic B.S.N., which prepares graduates for entry into professional nursing practice. Students are prepared to provide evidence-based nursing care for patients across the lifespan. Other areas of study include cultural competency and understanding the legal and financial aspects of healthcare. We emphasize hands-on learning through clinical experiences, simulation and in skills labs. Students work in a variety of clinical settings, including hospitals, hospice, nursing homes and community-based agencies.

Detailed 4-semester curriculum »

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Our faculty members are the backbone of the College of Nursing. They connect with other professional nurses - both nationally and internationally - to stay at the forefront of nursing practice. They actively conduct research at Seton Hall, all while working with students to help them reach their full potential.

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