Associate Degree in Nursing in Queens, NY
Associate Degree in Nursing
Are you interested in taking on a new challenge that could lead to an exciting career in nursing? At St. Paul’s School of Nursing’s Queens, New York campus, you can earn an Associate Degree in Nursing, which will qualify and prepare you to take the NCLEX national licensure exam to obtain your registered nurse (RN) license.
Registered nurses with an Associate Degree in Nursing are eligible for a wide variety of entry-level jobs in the ever-expanding field of healthcare. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that demand for registered nurses will continue to rise faster than demand for qualified individuals among other professions. In fact, the job opportunities for nursing professionals is projected to grow by 16% over the next 10 years, which is much faster than average.
That means an investment in your nursing education now can be a solid investment in your future. While other industries may falter during tough economic times, the need for quality healthcare—and the professionals trained to provide it—is expected to remain solid. At St. Paul’s School of Nursing, you will receive quality classroom instruction and hands-on, supervised clinical training. You will experience real-world nursing in a variety of acute-care and sub-acute-care facilities located in the very communities we serve. The Associate Degree in Nursing program curriculum includes Foundations of Nursing Concepts, Pharmacology, Obstetric & Neonatal Nursing, Nutritional Therapy, Microbiology for Health Related Sciences, and Professional Trends in Nursing.
As a nursing student at St. Paul’s School of Nursing you will also explore emerging and current trends in the constantly evolving profession of nursing. Examples include legal and ethical issues, research and evidence-based practices, and economic and political issues surrounding nursing and the healthcare industry. At St. Paul’s School of Nursing, we recognize that nursing is a noble profession that is both an art and a science. We strive to educate and support well-rounded, compassionate individuals who are prepared to add value to their communities—and their own lives.
Get started now on your exciting new career. Contact us for more information.