Bachelor of Science, Nursing

Why Widener?

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State-of-the-Art Facilities

In fall 2011, the School of Nursing moved into Founders Hall, a 35,000-square-foot, three-story new academic building with a state-of-the-art Center for Simulation and Computerized Testing that offers students the opportunity to learn about trauma, intensive care, birthing, pediatrics, and home care. See Flickr gallery for photos from the Center for Simulation and Computerized Testing.

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Nurses Educating Together (NET Program)

The NET program is a living and learning community through which students living together engage in shared courses. In addition to our campus-based NET program, we have a Commuter NET program. Although the students in the commuter group do not live together, they form strong bonds through group activities and shared class schedules.

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Hands-On Learning

Widener nursing students learn through their encounters with patients in clinical practicum, through community service outreach, and in the simulation lab. In clinical environments, Widener is committed to teaching small groups so instructors can work closely with students and patients. Students are exposed to a variety of clinical sites in more than 60 hospitals and community agencies.


Potential Careers

    • Staff nurse in a hospital, long-term care facility, or outpatient setting
    • Nursing educator
    • Case management
    • Legal nurse consultant
    • School nurse
    • Home care nurse
    • Claims adjuster
    • Worker compensation nurse

Find more information about potential careers at the Discover Nursing site