St Joseph’s School Of Nursing

St Joseph’s School Of Nursing

The nursing program at St. Joseph’s School of Nursing prides itself on providing students with a superior academic experience that prepares them for the challenges of a career in healthcare. The faculty members are committed to teaching and mentoring students as they develop into effective nurses who can meet the needs of today’s changing health care environment.

Admissions – How To Apply

  • You must be a high school graduate.
  • You must have a valid driver’s license.
  • You must be at least 18 years old by the time you begin classes, and no older than 21 at the time of graduation.
  • You must have a Social Security number or obtain one prior to admission into our program. The SSN is required for tax purposes, but if you are unable to obtain one at the time of admission we will assist in this process until it has been completed and verified by our staff. Please see page 7 for more information on how to apply for your social security number or any other questions related to this process before applying for our program.* Contact us via email if you need further clarification about any requirements listed here or elsewhere within this application packet – we will do our best answer any questions that come up during your application process!

Admissions Requirements

The admissions requirements for this program include:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  • 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale in the last 60 hours of coursework completed before entering the program.
  • Passing scores on standardized exams such as the HESI A2, TEAS, and NHA-C exam with minimum passing scores of 200/200 on each section of the HESI A2; 75/75 on each subsection of TEAS (Reading Comprehension, Science Reasoning); and 60/60 on each section of NHA-C (Nursing Health Assessment Diagnosis).

Additionally, applicants must also have passed their NCLEX-PN or its predecessor within eighteen months of entry into school (if applying after July 1st), or prior to being accepted into nursing school if applying for fall semester admission only.

Class Size: 50 students

In addition to the diverse range of clinical experiences and hands-on learning opportunities, our small class sizes allow you to build close relationships with faculty members and classmates. Each student will be assigned a faculty mentor who will guide them during their program.

You’ll also have access to a variety of resources such as our career development center, library and computer lab.

Admissions Criteria

In order to be considered for admission, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident of the United States.
  • Have graduated from high school or have obtained a GED.
  • Have completed at least one year of college.

Nursing Program

The Nursing Program at Saint Joseph’s School of Nursing is accredited by the New York State Education Department and the National League for Nursing (NLN). The program is approved by the New York State Education Department, as well as the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). The Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree offered by Saint Joseph’s School of Nursing is awarded to students who successfully complete a curriculum that includes a minimum of 128 credit hours. This includes general education courses, preprofessional nursing courses selected through an advising system implemented by the faculty, and clinical courses taken at three affiliated hospitals: St. Joseph Hospital Center; St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital Center; and Cabrini Medical Center in Manhattan. Students are required to pass national standardized examinations: NCLEX-RN™ Exam prior to graduation from Saint Joseph’s School of Nursing.

Professional Development

Our clinical experiences and on-campus practicums are available in a variety of areas, including:

  • Nursing
  • Physical therapy (pre-physical therapy)
  • Occupational therapy (pre-occupational therapy)
  • Social work (pre-social work)

Accreditation And Certifications

Saint Joseph’s School of Nursing is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). The school also holds certifications by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC), New York State Education Department (NYSED), and American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN).

New York Medical College

New York Medical College is the oldest medical school in the state of New York. It is a private, non-profit institution that was founded in 1868. The main campus for New York Medical College is located in Valhalla, New York, with satellite campuses located both in Manhattan and Westchester County (including White Plains).

We hope this article has given you the information needed to choose a nursing program which is right for your needs. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at info@newyorkmedicalcollege.edu or call 855-879-6493.”

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