Admission Requirements

Upon completion of an Associate Degree in Nursing and passing the NCLEX-RN, Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) will award a minimum of eighty-four (84) credits toward a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree. These credits will satisfy the lower division requirements of Fairleigh Dickinson University’s BSN degree. The remaining courses needed to complete the degree requirements outlined below.

Degree Plan

University Requirements (6 credits)

Major Requirements(36 credits)

  • NURS2550/2551 Comprehensive Health Assessment and lab
  • NURS3208 Healthcare Economics
  • NURS3209 Bioethics
  • NURS3371 The Professional Nurse in the 21st Century
  • NURS4500/4501   Nursing Management of Populations
  • NURS4420 Health Care Management
  • NURS4430 Critique and Utilization of Nursing Research
  • NURS6600 Introduction to Advanced Nursing Practice:Philosophy & Theories
  • NURS7702 Advanced Pathophysiology
  • NURS____ Elective
  • NURS____ Elective

A total of 42 credits.


Contact Information
Dr. Sylvia Colon Cabassa (Director, Entry Level Nursing Program)
(201) 692-2880