Associate Degree in Nursing
Did you dream of being a nurse since you were young? Did you have a loved one or parent who was a nurse that you admired? Ask a nurse and many will say they knew all along their destiny was to become a nurse.
At St. Paul’s School of Nursing, we specialize in making those dreams a reality. We offer quality nursing programs so you can earn your Associate in Science (A.S.) Degree in Nursing in as little as two years. Program graduates are prepared and eligible to take the NCLEX exam. NCLEX is the final step required to obtain your license as a Registered Nurse (RN). Once you earn your RN licensure, you will be eligible for a wide variety of entry-level nursing positions.
With campus locations on Staten Island and in Queens, we provide training and instruction for New York City and surrounding area residents who are interested in enhancing their employment prospects, while gaining the skills needed to make a real difference in their communities. We foster critical-thinking skills and instill in our students the desire—and skills—to pursue a lifetime of learning, professional development, and personal fulfillment.
At St. Paul’s School of Nursing, You will receive quality classroom instruction and hands-on, supervised clinical training. Students experience real-world nursing in a variety of acute-care and sub-acute-care facilities throughout the communities we serve. The program curriculum includes Foundations of Nursing Concepts, Pharmacology, Obstetric & Neonatal Nursing, Nutritional Therapy, Microbiology for Health Related Sciences, and Professional Trends in Nursing.
You will also explore emerging and existing 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.