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206 Prospect Avenue, Syracuse, NY 13203

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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.


Nursing At a Glance (pdf)

Catalog (pdf)

Weekday RN

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. Weekday Brochure (pdf)  Learn more

Evening/Weekend RN

The evening/weekend option begins in July, and classes meet every-other weekend (Friday afternoons & all day Saturday & Sunday) and every Wednesday evening 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

Dual Degree

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. This program is ideal for high school students who want a traditional college experience. Dual Degree Partnership (pdf)  Learn more

A-DDPN

This 18-month program is specifically designed for candidates with a bachelor’s (BA or BS) degree in another field who are interested in pursuing nursing education for a career as a registered nurse. Classes meet every-other weekend (Friday afternoons & all day Saturday & Sunday) and every Wednesday evening 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. Accelerated-Dual Degree Partnership Program (pdf) Learn more

RN to BS

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, Utica College in Utica, or Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, Arizona. RN to BN Brochure (pdf) Learn more