Programs of Study
Our academic curriculum fosters intellectual, professional and personal enrichment. In keeping with the College’s philosophy to promote a holistic approach to nursing, our students graduate with a wide range of skills. They are able to integrate nursing theory with arts and sciences, think critically in professional practice, communicate effectively, treat patients with care and compassion, collaborate in the management of care, and engage in lifelong learning and professional activities.
Our faculty are integral to our academic strength. They are seasoned professionals with advanced degrees and national certifications. They are committed to student learning and maintaining the high standards for which our College is recognized. This dedication and expertise is what sets St. Joseph’s apart from other programs.
Students in the Weekday option attend classes on a four-semester schedule. This option is ideal for students looking for an affordable education and want to begin working as a nurse in just two years. Learn more
The evening/weekend option begins in July, and classes meet every-other weekend (Friday afternoons & all day Saturday & Sunday) and one evening weekly throughout the year for 18 months. All students attend classes and start participating in clinical rotations very early in the first semester, giving them the opportunity to apply classroom theory to practice immediately. Learn more
Students who earn an associate degree from St. Joseph’s are eligible to transfer and complete a bachelor degree of science at Le Moyne College in Syracuse, Nazareth College and St. John Fisher College in Rochester, State University of New York (SUNY) Institute of Technology in Utica, SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, or Utica College in Utica. Learn more
The DDPN represents a unique articulation agreement between Le Moyne College and St. Joseph’s College of Nursing. The 1+2+1 DDPN requires two years of full-time study at Le Moyne College (years one and four) and two years of fulltime study at St. Joseph’s College of Nursing (years two and three) to satisfy both the associate degree and bachelor degree requirements. Learn more