Nursing Department

Nursing at Hartwick

Hartwick College has more than 70 years of experience preparing nurses at the baccalaureate level. Hartwick nurses are exceptional practitioners, and remarkable people. The broad liberal arts and sciences education that complements Hartwick’s nursing program provides the communication, critical thinking, informed decision-making, and leadership skills the profession demands. Hartwick nurses are highly qualified, self-directed individuals who are able to thrive in both the present and a rapidly changing healthcare system of the future.

The Department of Nursing offers a variety of programs to both high school graduates and transfer students. Whether you have a high school diploma, a bachelor’s degree or anything in between, we have a program for you. Licensed registered nurses (RNs) with an Associate degree in nursing—even those who are working full-time–can pursue a Bachelor’s degree with a major in Nursing at Hartwick.


Exciting Student Outcomes

Hartwick nursing students complete their Senior Independent Practicums at major medical centers across the country and are well-prepared for employment or graduate school.

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Senior Independent Practicum
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
Lebanon, NH
Elyzabeth Bodington ’17

SUNY Upstate University Hospital, Syracuse, NY
Maxine Dunn ’17

Inpatient Surgical Unit
Bassett Medical Center Cooperstown, NY
Amanda Gelatt ’17

Surgical Floor
Mercy Hospital of Buffalo
Christine Hughes ’17

Graduate School
MS Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY
DNP Student Duke University
Durham, NC
Robert Mele ’14

MS/MPA in Community Health Nursing/Public Health, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY
Harpreet Kaur ’11

MS in Nursing Education at SUNY IT, Utica, NY
Dana Plank ‘07

Nursing Degree Program Options

Learn how high school graduates and transfer students can earn a bachelor’s degree with a major in nursing.



Nursing Requirements

You’ll find nursing to be a demanding– and rewarding–major.

Nursing Major

Special Opportunities

Senior practicum, nursing immersion courses, service organizations, lectures, and an honor society offer Hartwick nursing students many opportunities to develop nursing skills, explore healthcare issues, and make scholarly and professional connections.

More about special opportunities

Nursing Faculty & Staff

The nursing faculty at Hartwick are dedicated teachers and scholars who are committed to educating highly qualified nurses.

Meet our Nursing Faculty & Staff

Health Forms for Nursing Majors

Certificate of Medical Examination & Physical Exam Record for Returning Nursing Majors

Still have questions?

Contact the Nursing Department

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