Decker School of Nursing

Undergraduate Programs

Providing a solid foundation for nursing excellence 

The Decker School of Nursing has a national reputation as a center for academic excellence, the result of a diverse and gifted student body, a dedicated and caring faculty and a skilled and supportive professional staff.

Our undergraduate programs in nursing provide a solid foundation from which baccalaureate-prepared candidates are poised to take and pass the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN).

After successful completion of the undergraduate program, you will join the nearly 6,000 men and women around the world who call themselves Decker nurses. Our alumni are well-established in the profession as leading clinicians, researchers, educators and administrators, and they are eagerly recruited by employers across the globe. 

Decker School programs are fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), and we are affiliated with numerous clinical agencies and health systems offering traditional and innovative clinical experiences to prepare graduates for the changing healthcare environment. 

Baccalaureate program options

Traditional freshmen: For applicants who have just completed high school or are otherwise entering college for the first time

Traditional transfer: For applicants who have completed one or two years of coursework at another accredited college or university

Baccalaureate accelerated track (BAT): For applicants who hold a bachelor's degree in a field other than nursing

RN-to-BS: For registered nurses seeking a bachelor's degree in nursing

Double degree or intra-University transfer: For current Binghamton students who either wish to pursue a bachelor's degree in nursing in addition to their first major (double degree) or who wish to transfer to the Decker School from another school at Binghamton (intra-University transfer)

Last Updated: 10/13/16