The nursing program with its emphasis on caring and wholeness is built on a broad base of liberal arts and professional knowledge. You will learn in a state-of-the-art facility with an integration of academic learning with a Christian world view. 

Program Highlights

Whole Person Approach

We view students and patients as holistic unique beings with bio-psycho-social-spiritual components.

State of the Art Technology

You will have access to the latest technology in our Crothers Science & Nursing Center.

Study Nursing in Other Countries

You can study transcultural nursing and missionary nursing with travel to developing countries. You will also learn to interact with health professionals from other cultures.

Prepare for Your Career

You will have clinical practice at 6-8 major health care agencies during your program, including community hospitals and large medical centers.

Great Reputation

Area health care employers feel that Roberts' nurses are exceptional in their caring and commitment to the client and have a high level of competence.

B.S. Program Credit Hours: 124 

General Education: 45 credit hours

Major Requirements: 79 credit hours

Standard Completion Time
Four Year Program

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)


What Will I Learn?

You will experience a variety of clinical experiences and observational opportunities during your time in the nursing program. You will learn to think critically and look at objectives clearly. In addition, you will be in an environment that promotes the value of lifelong learning and service to God and society.

Where Can It Take Me?


  • Hospitals, clinics, community health agencies, and schools
  • Staff nurse, nurse leader, supervisor
  • Teaching in staff development 
  • Serving on mission fields

Clinical Practice

  • Strong Memorial Hospital
  • Highland Hospital
  • Rochester Regional Health System
  • Monroe Community Hospital
  • House of Mercy
  • Local Schools
  • Community Health Organizations

Graduate School

  • Roberts Wesleyan College
  • University of Buffalo
  • University of Rochester
  • St. John Fisher College
  • University of Iowa

Alumni Success

Danielle Glasso R.N.

PACU Nurse

Unity Hospital


Alex Colayori R.N.

Nurse in Neuromedicine ICU

Strong Memorial Hospital


Jasmine Baytops, R.N.

Staff Nurse in the Critical Care Unit

Mount Carmel East Hospital (Columbus, OH)

Benjamin Conley, RN, BSN, CCRN '14
RN at URMC/Cardiovascular ICU
Strong Memorial Hospital

Rachel Hargarther, R.N.

Registered Nurse, Labor and Delivery

 Highland Hospital

Amanda Caton

Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) Doctoral Student

University of Iowa

Who Will I Meet?


Dr. Sarah Russell, Assistant Professor of Nursing

Dr. Sarah Russell is a Family Nurse Practitioner who has a love for children and families.  She is teaching Pharmacology, Assessment and Maternal/Newborn Nursing in the undergraduate program.  She is also teaching Advanced Clinical Foundations in the graduate program.  Sarah practices as a Family Nurse Practitioner in a rural office setting.  She enjoys time with her family, running, and quilting. She volunteers at her children’s schools as often as she is able.



Amanda Cluck, Nursing Major '17

"The Roberts Nursing Faculty are nothing short of incredible. They are a diverse group of individuals who truly care about their students, and I feel extremely blessed to have found such a phenomenal program to be a part of. The Roberts Nursing Program has given me so many opportunities to learn and grow alongside some amazing peers. The relationships I have made during my time in the nursing program are ones that I will value for years."




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