The Dual Degree in Nursing (DDN) program at the University of Rochester is a four-and-a-half year, ten-semester program in which you complete both a bachelor of arts or science at the College, and a bachelor of science in nursing at the University’s School of Nursing (SON).
Semesters one to seven: Complete all graduation requirements for the College and pre-requisite* coursework for the School of Nursing.
Semesters eight to ten: Transition to the accelerated bachelor’s program for non-nurses (ABPNN) at SON, where you’ll complete the requirements for the bachelor of science in nursing in the following winter, summer, and fall semesters.
*You are required to achieve a 3.0 cumulative GPA and complete the following pre-requisite courses prior to enrolling in the SON. These pre-requisites can be completed through the SON FastTrack online courses, the College, and/or outside the University, as approved by the Undergraduate DDN program advisor:
- Human anatomy and Physiology I and II
- Developmental psychology (also called growth and development)
School of Nursing
The University of Rochester School of Nursing offers high quality academic programs, a robust research portfolio, as well as extensive clinical and educational partnerships throughout the University of Rochester Medical Center and larger community.