Undergraduate Programs

Decker offers several pre-licensure programs leading to a bachelor's degree in nursing. Which one is right for you?

NOTE: If you are or will be eligible to sit for the NCLEX-RN examination before your intended start date, you aren't eligible for a pre-licensure program.

I am / I have I want a Choose this program
A high school graduate (recent or not) who has never been in college/university before bachelor's degree in nursing traditional freshman 
Completed one or two years of coursework at an accredited college or university (not Binghamton), but  don't have a bachelor's degree in any field bachelor's degree in nursing traditional transfer 
A bachelor's degree in a field other than nursing AND I want to study at an accelerated pace bachelor's degree in nursing  Baccalaureate Accelerated Track (BAT) 

A bachelor's degree in a field other than nursing AND I want to study at a regular (not accelerated) pace

bachelor's degree in nursing traditional transfer
A current Binghamton University student who wants to get a bachelor's degree in nursing in addition to my first major  bachelor's degree in nursing double degree
A current Binghamton University student who wants to transfer into the Decker School of Nursing bachelor's degree in nursing intra-University transfer

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). Additionally, we are affiliated with numerous clinical agencies and health systems offering traditional and innovative clinical experiences to prepare graduates for the changing healthcare environment.

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's baccalaureate degree program in nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education through June 30, 2019.