Nursing (B.S.N.)

Marymount's Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.) program prepares nurses to be knowledgeable, skilled, and caring health professionals qualified to practice in the contemporary health care environment. Our graduates provide patient-centered quality care utilizing the nursing process and evidence-based practice. Laboratory and clinical experiences are provided to develop competence in the care of patients throughout the life cycle.

It is an exciting time to explore a career in nursing. Reports project a nursing shortage of 800,000 registered nurses by the year 2020. Marymount has a solid reputation for preparing knowledgeable, skilled, caring nurse professionals. Today’s nurses not only provide health care to people of all ages, but also educate patients and their families in preventive care.

Marymount's Bachelor of Science in nursing, is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), One Dupont Circle, Suite 530, Washington, DC, 20036. The BSN program is also approved by the  Commonwealth of Virginia Board of Nursing.

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The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.) at Marymount

Marymount connects students with health care agencies and clinical sites throughout the Washington, DC, area, providing hands-on skills and preparing them for the challenges and rewards of this fulfilling profession.

Marymount offers three ways to secure a B.S.N.:

  • a traditional four-year B.S.N. program
  • an accelerated B.S.N. program available for individuals who hold a bachelor’s degree in another field, ideal for adult career switchers
  • a hybrid online R.N.-to-B.S.N. program- not accepting applications at this time

Students in the traditional and accelerated second-degree B.S.N. programs take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX), and Marymount is proud to report a yearly pass rate of above 90% by these students.

Upon successful completion of the undergraduate nursing program, students will be able to:

  • Apply the nursing process to provide quality patient-centered care
  • Communicate, collaborate, and negotiate as a member of an interdisciplinary health care team
  • Demonstrate knowledge of professional and ethical standards as they apply to nursing practice
  • Utilize evidence-based knowledge from nursing and other disciplines to practice
  • Demonstrate the application of psychomotor skills for efficient, safe, and effective patient care
  • Demonstrate skills in using patient care technologies, information systems, and communication devices that support safe nursing
  • Delegate and supervise patient care activities to ensure the delivery of safe, timely and effective nursing care
  • Participate in population focused health promotion and disease prevention activities
  • Participate in professional activities that support improvement in health care services
  • Develop a plan for continuous professional development and life-long learning

Learn more

For questions about the application process to all undergraduate Nursing programs please contact Mr. Jose Torres, Admissions Counselor by email or by phone at 703-284-1500. 

Nursing Department

Marymount University
2807 N. Glebe Road
Arlington, VA 22207