Baccalaureate Nursing Program

Academics in Nursing

The UH Hilo BSN Program offers:

  • A curriculum developed with input from a highly qualified community advisory board.
  • A unique transcultural thread throughout its curriculum emphasizing respect for multi-ethnic populations.
  • An emphasis on facilitating learning pathways for RN's.
  • An emphasis on research, practice and education in the nursing professions.
  • Students have an opportunity to engage in health-related projects in the community (i.e. health teaching in the elementary schools, blood pressure and diabetic screening activities).
  • The only Baccalaureate Nursing program on the outer islands, in a smaller community setting. UH Hilo students are offered rural clinical learning experiences.
  • A learning lab with low and high fidelity manikins in a simulated hospital environment