Bachelor of Science in Nursing Dual/Joint with Queensborough Community College

Format: Online

HEGIS Code: 1203.10

Application Deadlines
  • Spring 2023 Priority Deadline: November 7, 2022

Application Deadlines

The application process for the QCC-SPS Dual/Joint Program is initiated at the Nursing Department at Queensborough Community College. For more information, contact Tina Bayer at or 718-631-6080, or visit QCC's website

This dual/joint degree program in nursing with Queensborough Community College (QCC) and the CUNY School of Professional Studies (CUNY SPS) enables qualified students enrolled in the QCC AAS in Nursing program to seamlessly transition to the BS in Nursing at CUNY SPS. Students in this dual/joint program are guided in the selection of courses by an advisor in order to efficiently progress through the general education and nursing program requirements. 

Career and Academic Prospects

The BS in Nursing program prepares students to assume leadership positions in hospitals, community agencies, and long-term care facilities across the metropolitan area and beyond. Students gain the tools needed to meet the challenges of the evolving healthcare system, as well as the knowledge and experience required to move forward into graduate level studies and advanced practice nursing.

Completion Rates

CUNY SPS and QCC dual/joint RN-BS benchmark for program completion rates:

  • 75% of students will complete the RN-BS program within five years
  • 2017 cohort completion rate is 50% within two years

Job Placement Statistics

Undergraduate program outcome: 80% of RN-BS alumni will report employment as a RN within six months.

  • 2018 – 90%
  • 2017 – 92%
  • 2016 – 95%
  • 2015 – 95%

Meet our Faculty

Estimated number of adjunct faculty teaching in the program: 50

Margaret Reilly
Professor, DNS, Nursing Science
CUNY Graduate Center
Academic Director – Undergraduate & Graduate

Patricia Bartley-Daniele
Associate Professor, PhD, Nursing Education
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Coordinator MS in Nursing Education
Undergraduate & Graduate

Kenya Harris
Professor, EdD, Educational Administration, Leadership, and Technology
St. John’s University Nursing

Jan Kaminsky
Assistant Professor, PhD
Johns Hopkins University

Anne Marie Leveille-Tulce
Assistant Professor, PhD, Nursing
CUNY Graduate Center
Undergraduate & Graduate

Kathleen Marsala-Cervasio
Associate Professor, EdD, Educational Leadership
Northcentral University

Lilly Mathew
Associate Professor, PhD, Nursing
University of Arizona
Coordinator MS in Nursing Informatics
Undergraduate & Graduate

Linda Paradiso
Assistant Professor, DNP, Nurse Executive
Old Dominion University

Admissions Criteria

To be eligible for the CUNY SPS-QCC Dual/Joint Program, applicants must:

  • Be enrolled at Queensborough Community College;
  • Have completed a Pre-clinical sequence at QCC with a minimum grade point average of 3.0, and;
  • Have taken the National League for Nursing Pre-admission RN exam.

Click here to see a full list of the online nursing degrees offered at CUNY SPS.

Application Deadlines

  • Spring 2023 Priority Deadline: November 7, 2022
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