Undergraduate Program Outcomes

Program Outcomes

Associate of Science in Nursing

ASN End-of-Program Student Learning Outcomes
  • Demonstrate the knowledge, skills and attitudes required for safe competent nursing practice
  • Demonstrate commitment to lifelong learning to enhance professional identity and growth as a nurse
  • Function within the ANA scope and standards of practice, Code of Ethics, legal and regulatory requirements to provide safe and effective patient centered care
  • Apply effective communication and documentation skills in providing care to patients, families, and groups in collaboration with health care team members
  • Utilize critical thinking through the application of the nursing process to promote optimal patient outcomes and quality care across the lifespan
  • Manage care for multiple patients applying principles of prioritization, delegation, inter-professional teamwork and collaboration
  • Demonstrate caring behaviors that incorporate respect for individual beliefs and values in the provision of patient centered care
NCLEX Pass Rates: Oct. 1 to Sept. 30
  • 2017-2018: 85.71
  • 2016-2017: 55.56% (Provisional Status with the PA State Board of Nursing) 
  • 2015-2016: 92.3%
  • 2014-2015: 88.24%
  • 2013-2014: 72.73%
Job Placement Rates: Employment within six months of graduation of all eligible graduates
  • Class of 2018: 100% 
  • Class of 2017: 100%
  • Class of 2016: 100%
  • Class of 2015: 100%
  • Class of 2014: 100%

Program Completion Rates: Number of students who complete the program in no more than 150% of the stated nursing program length, beginning with enrollment on the first day of the first nursing course

  • Class of 2018: 100% (8 students)
  • Class of 2017: 100% (9 students)
  • Class of 2016: 100% (13 students)

RN to BSN Completion Program

RN to BSN End of Program Student Learning Outcomes
  • Incorporate knowledge from the liberal arts, sciences and nursing as the basis for nursing practice that is culturally competent, fiscally responsible, and socially relevant
  • Integrate nursing research and evidence-based practice in to professional nursing
  • Promote competent nursing care at all levels of prevention across the health care continuum
  • Examine the leadership role of the professional nurse in practice, research, education, and service
  • Utilize technology to manage knowledge, communicate information, facilitate decision making and provide quality nursing care
  • Integrate legal, ethical principles and professional values within the role of the BSN prepare nurse to promote quality health care and professional nursing practice
  • Analyze the role of the nurse as advocate in working with clients, families and the profession through involvement in political process and health care/client care policies and practices

Job Placement Rates: Information obtained through alumni surveys distributed one year after graduation

  • Class of 2016: 100% of respondents obtained a position reflective of their degree 
  • Class of 2015: 100% of respondents obtained a position reflective of their degree
  • Class of 2014: 100% of respondents obtained a position reflective of their degree
  • Class of 2013: 100% of respondents obtained a position reflective of their degree

Program Completion Rates: Number of students who complete the program in no more than 150% of the stated nursing program length, beginning with enrollment on the first day of the first nursing course

  • 2017: 100%
  • 2016: 100%
  • 2015: 100%