BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN
NURSING

Degree Type: Bachelor of Science
Credits: 120
Awarding Institution: UCC Global
Delivery Modality: 100% Online or Blended

× This program requires the applicant to be a registered nurse

PROGRAMME DESCRIPTION  
Enhance your credentials when you earn your Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree for registered nurses from UCC Global. This online college degree program is perfect for you if you’re a registered nurse who possesses an associate’s degree or nursing diploma and you want to broaden your professional skills and expand your career options for an assortment of nursing practice and leadership roles in the healthcare industry. This degree is also a great stepping-stone for future graduate study in nursing.

COURSE OBJECTIVES
Upon completion of your online Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree, you will be able to:

  • Apply nursing leadership concepts and skills to promote quality care and patient safety across a variety of healthcare settings
  • Apply (a) current evidence and (b) critical thinking and (c) assessment skills to professional nursing practice
  • Use technological and informatics systems related to health care to promote quality patient care

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE
Some of the major courses in the Bachelor's of Science in Nursing include:  

  • GRO 325 Aging & Health
  • HCA 322 Health Care Ethics & Medical Law
  • NUR 300 Professional Role Development & Practice in Nursing
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS

  • High school diploma, GED, or Certificate of Equivalency / Proficiency (with minimum Grade Point Average of 2.5 from high school)
  • Passes in 5 GCE O Level / CSEC passes at A, B or C including Mathematics and English or International Baccalaureate (IB) or other international qualification deemed equivalent (subject to UCC Global's approval) may be required for Regional (Caribbean) Applicants Only.
  • Official Transcripts of all secondary school (and other universities) coursework and grades (translated in English). “Official” means that the applicant must request that his school send transcripts directly to the UCC Global's Registry (registry@ucc.edu.jm OR uccadmissions@ucc.edu.jm)
  • All official transcripts must also be sent to World Education Services (WES) for evaluation.
  • The language of instruction at UCC Global is English. Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate English Language proficiency, through the completion of an approved English testing regime such as, the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).

TRANSFER STUDENTS

  • Students who have successfully completed college credits may be eligible to transfer those credits to the UCC Global. Final determination on the eligibility of the transfer of credits will be made once your application and transcript(s) are received, reviewed and approved by the UCC Global.
  • The language of instruction at UCC Global is English. Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate English Language proficiency, through the completion of an approved English testing regime such as, the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).

Fees

UCC GLOBAL UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS TUITION

Jamaican Students

$3,000 USD per academic year

($5,000 USD tuition per academic year - $2,000 USD scholarships for all successful candidates)

Caribbean/Regional Students

$5,000 USD per academic year
(Eligible successful candidates will benefit from a $1,000 USD scholarship)

International Students

$7,500 USD per academic year
($12,000 USD tuition per academic year - $4,500 USD scholarships for all successful candidates)


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