St. Paul’s School of Nursing in Staten Island
Offering associate degree programs in healthcare, dental and nursing.
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: Staten Island Campus
Are you ready to begin your education toward a rewarding career in healthcare? At St. Paul’s School of Nursing in Staten Island, we offer associate degree programs in medical assisting, dental assisting, and nursing. We’ve been training healthcare professionals for more than a century through our accredited education programs. Successfully completing our Associate Degrees in Nursing, Medical Assisting and Dental Assisting programs can prepare you to pass the licensure exam to begin your new career. A St. Paul’s education can be your first step toward to an entry-level job in one of the many growing fields of the healthcare profession.
Formerly known as St. Vincent Catholic Centers School of Nursing, today’s St. Paul’s School of Nursing is no longer affiliated with a religious organization, but we still provide quality education that focuses on providing compassionate, professional healthcare to our diverse New York City communities. Students interested in becoming dental assistants will need to attend classes at our Staten Island campus location.
Are you ready to enroll? Schedule a visit to our campus on Staten Island, and learn more about our Medical Assisting, Dental Assisting, and Associate Degree in Nursing programs.
Job prospects for dental assistants are expected to continue to be excellent nationally as dentists need help to perform additional routine tasks and duties, according the Bureau of Labor Statistics. As technology progresses, dentists are devoting more of their time to complex patient care procedures.
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 - Staten Island Campus
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CARES ACT OF 2020 HIGHER EDUCATION EMERGENCY RELIEF FUND (HEERF) ALLOCATION AND SUMMARY REPORTING DISCLOSURES
The US Department of Education Certification and Agreement directs each institution receiving Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds (HEERF) to comply with Section 18004(e) of the CARES Act and to post the following communication in accordance with requirements set forth by the Secretary of Education. The HEERF distribution reports are posted above. For further information on these funds, please visit: https://www.edaff.com/cares-act-information.php.
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.