BSN Traditional Track


College of Nursing


Bachelor of Science


Center City, Dixon


On Campus


2 Years

Starting Term


BSN Traditional Program Overview

The BSN Traditional option enrolls students who have completed their first two years of prerequisite courses. Learn more about the program prerequisites and how to apply.

BSN Program Outcomes

  • Apply knowledge and principles from the arts, sciences and humanities to the developmental, psychosocial, spiritual, and physical care of individuals, families, communities, and populations. (Essential I)
  • Integrate knowledge and skills in leadership, quality and patient safety into the provision of nursing care to individuals, families, communities, and populations across the care continuum. (Essential II)
  • Incorporate reflection, critical appraisal, clinical reasoning and current best evidence into the delivery of nursing care to individuals, families, communities, and populations.  (Essential III)
  • Utilize information management and emerging healthcare technologies in the delivery of quality nursing care. (Essentials II, IV)
  • Recognize the influence healthcare policies, including financial, legal and regulatory, have on health system functioning and the broader determinants of health. (Essential V)
  • Use open communication, shared decision making, creative problem solving, and mutual respect when collaborating with nursing and interprofessional teams. (Essential VI)


Students complete four semesters of nursing theory and clinical course work for a total of 67 credits. 

Jefferson Nursing students learn clinical skills in a risk-free, simulated-patient environment that is one of the nation’s leading centers. Combined with their clinical practice at Jefferson Health Hospitals, BSN students graduate with excellent clinical skills. Jefferson BSN graduates have consistently scored among the highest pass rates on the national licensure examination of all PA professional nursing programs.


The College of Nursing offers undergraduate nursing programs in the Center City Philadelphia Campus and the Dixon Campus in Horsham, PA.