Associate of Applied Science Degree Program in Nursing

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at Sanford-Brown is designed to provide registered nurses with additional academic training and education in the science and principles of nursing.

The curriculum, which includes coursework in nursing science, research and leadership is designed to prepare graduates to continue to work as registered nurses, at a more advanced level, in a variety of healthcare settings or to take professional roles away from the bedside.

At the completion of the program, graduates who have diligently attended class, studied, and practiced their skills should have enhanced employment opportunities as registered nurses.

The 15-month Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing is a 2+2 program and assumes that all associate-level requirements have been met through an associate degree or the equivalent.

The Associate in Science Nursing program at Sanford-Brown is designed to provide training and education in order to prepare graduates to plan, deliver and manage patient care as registered nurses in a variety of settings. The program offers students the opportunity to learn to effectively function as an integral part of the interdisciplinary team in a complex health care delivery system.

At the completion of the program, graduates who have diligently attended class and their clinical rotations, studied, and practiced their skills should have the ability to make successful application for state licensure and, upon passing the required state examination, to seek entry-level employment as registered nurses.

What career opportunities can you pursue upon successful completion of these degrees?

  • Registered Nurse
  • Medical and Surgical Hospitals
  • Medical Clinics
  • Private Practice Offices
  • Elder Care Facilities

What are some of the topics you will study in the AS Degree Program?

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Promotion of Family Health
  • Management of Nursing Care
  • Promotion of Mental Health

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SBC - Tysons Corner - Graduation Rate

The percentage of first-time, full-time undergraduate students who started between
9/1/2008 and 8/31/2009 who completed within 150% of the normal time period: 44%

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Graduation Rate

A first-time student has no prior postsecondary experience before enrolling at this campus. This means that a student who attended another college, university or other postsecondary school before enrolling at this school is not included in the calculation. The rate also does not include students initially enrolled part-time, taking individual classes (as compared to enrolling in a full program), or only auditing classes. These rates are calculated using the Student Right-to-Know formula in order to comply with U.S. Department of Education requirements. The statistics track all first-time, full-time and certificate or degree-seeking undergraduate students who began school during the date range and have completed within 150% of the normal program length. For example, for a two-year program, the graduation rate would include students who had completed within three years of beginning the program. This statistic is not specific to one program alone; rather, all applicable undergraduate programs are included in this overall rate. Information pertaining to the Graduation Rates of all postsecondary institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education may be found on the College Navigator website.