St. Paul’s School of Nursing in Queens
Offering associate degree programs in nursing and medical assisting.
Keeping our students, faculty and staff safe as we deliver quality education is our highest priority. Please be assured we are complying with local and CDC guidelines with regard to social distancing, and personal protective equipment. Although we look forward to all students and faculty returning to campus, most classes will continue to be delivered remotely. For more information about your specific program/course of study, please contact your local campus team.
St. Paul's School of Nursing: Queens Campus
If you are interested in earning the education required to enter an exciting career in healthcare, St. Paul’s School of Nursing, in Queens, is the place to be. Founded more than a century ago, and formerly known as Saint Vincent Catholic Centers School of Nursing, today St. Paul’s School of Nursing is a non-religious institution of higher education.
New York City metro area residents can receive the education at Saint Paul’s School of Nursing that they will need to launch challenging careers in healthcare specialties, such as entry-level nursing and medical assisting. Conveniently located in Queens, we are right off the Whitestone Expressway on Queens Boulevard.
Take your life and your career to the next level. Make plans now to visit our campus in historic Queens, New York, and see for yourself what you’ve been missing.
Associate Degree in Nursing
With advancements in medicine and our aging population, there will be continuous need for nurses for years to come. At SPSON, you can develop the personal, academic and clinical skills to care for patients of all ages, ethnicities, and cultural groups in a variety of clinical settings.
Who we are
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St. Paul’s School of Nursing is institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).
St. Paul's School of Nursing’s mission is to serve the needs of society by offering an excellent education exemplifying the highest standards for nursing practice. Nursing is both an art and a science providing a human service. The core values of respect, integrity, compassion and excellence are imbedded throughout the curriculum as the foundation for providing care to all.
Consumer Information - Queens Campus
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Licensure and Certification
This program has been approved by and meets the educational requirements for licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse (RN) in the state of New York.
We have not made a determination for the following states*: AL, AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, and WY.
Those who successfully graduate from the professional nursing program may be eligible to take the NLCLEX-RN ®. Approval to take the examination is not automatic. Successfully passing the NCLEX is one of several requirements for licensure.
Requirements for licensure vary among states. In order to locate the licensure eligibility requirements of another state, please refer to the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) to find the contact information the Board of Nursing of that state. Click here to visit the NCSBN website.
*If you need additional information on state eligibility or transferability requirements for these states, please contact the Campus President or Dean of Nursing.
Graduation does not guarantee eligibility to sit for licensure, certification, or registry exams. Please understand that licensure and certification eligibility can be affected by unlawful events that take place after acceptance into a program. As part of the licensure, certification, and registration application process, arrest and court records of final adjudication for any offense other than a minor traffic violation may be submitted to credentialing agency for review. Applicants who have been convicted of a felony and whose civil rights have not been restored may be considered incomplete by the College until documentation of restoration of civil rights is received.
Licensing and certification requirements vary by state. Students who relocate to another state during their enrollment may or may not satisfy the eligibility criteria to obtain a professional license or certification in that state.
Please contact the Campus President or Dean of Education/Nursing if you have additional questions pertaining to your program of interest.