2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Dec 09, 2023  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


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A Bachelor of Science (BS) in nursing will prepare you as a Registered Nurse and much more. With your degree, you will enjoy job satisfaction and stability because nurses are respected and in high demand. You will have opportunities to work in a variety of settings, to take on supervisory roles, to earn a competitive salary, and to inspire people every day. Upon graduation, you will be prepared to sit for the NCLEX-RN and to enter the workforce with tech-driven experience grounded in critical thinking, ethical decision making and bold leadership.

Whether you are an incoming freshman or want to transition into nursing through our accelerated second-degree program, Iona will open new and exciting career opportunities.

Faculty and Staff

Director of Nursing: Susan Apold, PhD, ANP-BC, FAAN, FAANP; Senior Clinical Lecturer & Director of Clinical Lab: Sandra Dave, DNP, FNP-C, GNP-C; Clinical Lab Coordinator: Maria Bradley, MBA, BSN,RN; Clinical Lecturer: Gerard Maiello, MSN, RN


Iona College Department of Nursing will be the program of choice for students seeking personal fulfillment in the discipline of nursing. Nursing will be presented as it was meant to be:  bold, innovative, taking care of the world as it is and the world as it will become.


The Mission of the Iona College Department of Nursing is to educate students in an intellectually rigorous program of study to become skilled and compassionate providers of care, who can both initiate and adapt to change, engage in critical thinking in health care innovation, engage in bold leadership in pursuit of individual, family, community and professional advocacy, and seek knowledge wherever it presents itself in pursuit of a global culture of health.


The Department of Nursing goals are to:

  • Prepare competent nurses who use evidence to make health care decisions
  • Promote innovation, excellence and creativity in teaching, scholarship and practice
  • Provide service to the community and profession of nursing
  • Generate and disseminate nursing knowledge


    Bachelor of Science

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