Castleton BSN Program
0Apr 27, '10 by RNRN2010anyone know about the program at Castleton State for ASN or new BSN program?
0Dec 16, '10 by kabfighter, ASN, RNNursing Home
The program is essentially a three-year associate degree followed by a fourth year of 3000 and 4000 level BSN classes. It involves one year of prerequisites, two years for the ASN program (after which you graduate and take the NCLEX-RN), and then the BSN courses. I am currently in the second year (first year of ASN courses) and I am having a fairly good time. The instructors are friendly and the clinical sites are generally pretty good (I can only speak for mine, but I haven't heard many complaints regarding the others).
I realize that this post is late...I provided it in case someone searches for "Castleton" and doesn't find much information.
0Jul 10, '13 by mikmcaHi,
Thanks for posting, kabfighter. I was looking for just this kind of info about Castleton, but would love to find out more if possible. I'm interested in the BSN program there, but already have a BA in English and am looking to get the show on the road as fast as possible, so am considering the ASN as well. By now you've probably graduated (congratulations!) and have a better sense of how Castleton prepared you. What do you think? I like that the prereqs are included in the program, as with most other programs I'd need a year of classes to start the nursing program.