Nov 28, 2023  
Mansfield University 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
Mansfield University 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Nursing, Bachelor of Science in Nursing

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Offered by the Department of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program is designed to blend the resources of a public university and multiple clinical affiliates, leading to a program that is both academically and clinically strong. Students spend their first two years at the Mansfield University main campus completing general education and introductory nursing courses. The last two years of the program are completed in Sayre, Pennsylvania at the Guthrie-Mansfield Education Center. Students have the opportunity to learn in regional medical centers and community settings, such as long-term care facilities, public schools, correctional facilities, and occupational, mental health, pediatric, and other outpatient clinics. Students also have clinical experiences in home health, hospice, and public health agencies.

Completion of the Nursing Program prepares graduates who possess the knowledge and skills to be proficient in beginning nursing practice and leadership.

This program provides a strong background in nursing as well as the liberal arts and sciences. 

The baccalaureate nursing program at the Department of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences at Mansfield University located in Sayre, PA is accredited by the: Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road NE
Suite 1400 Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 975-5000 

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the baccalaureate nursing program is Continuing Accreditation.  

View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program at

Mission:  To provide a caring and innovative learning environment that is grounded in the liberal arts and emphasizes character, scholarship, culture and service.  The Mansfield University BSN Program prepares graduates who possess the knowledge and skills to be proficient in beginning practice and leadership.

Vision:  To be recognized for a caring and innovative nursing faculty that possess the knowledge and skills to prepare graduates who are proficient in contemporary nursing practice. 


The Mansfield University nursing faculty value the Mansfield Creed, including Character, Scholarship, Culture and Service. The nursing program’s core values are:  

  • respect for others
  • integrity
  • innovation
  • diversity
  • caring
  • collaboration
  • accountability
  • passion for life-long learning
  • student centered learning

Program Goals

Integrate nursing knowledge with the liberal arts and sciences

Provide an environment that promotes nursing excellence, professionalism, and a commitment to lifelong learning

Program Student Learning Outcomes

At the end of the BSN program, the graduate nurse will (End-of Program SLOs):

  1. Demonstrate clinical judgment through the application of theories, concepts and research from the scientific, humanistic, and nursing disciplines
  2. Implement therapeutic nursing interventions in the care of individuals, families and com­munities utilizing the nursing process in com­pliance with the ANA’s Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice (2015).
  3. Integrate communication skills required for the role of a generalist professional nurse as a practitioner, educator, collaborator, leader and advocate in providing health care for individuals, families and communities.
  4. Demonstrate legal, ethical, and professional behaviors and accountability in all nursing roles.

Policies and Procedures Specific to the Nursing Major:

For all policies and procedures related to the BSN program, please refer to the Mansfield University Undergraduate Nursing Student Handbook, which is updated regularly. To find the most current version of the undergraduate nursing student handbook, visit the following website:, and click on the “Student Resources” tab.

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