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Continuing Education

Students who earn an associate degree from St. Joseph’s are eligible to transfer and complete a bachelor's degree 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. The RN to BS option has academic and economic benefits, students choosing this option may begin working as a registered nurse earning a competitive salary while completing their bachelor’s degree.

How it works

  • Earn an associate in applied science degree with a major in nursing at St. Joseph’s College of Nursing, accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).
  • Sit for the national licensing exam—our graduates consistently score above the state and national averages.
  • Begin working as a registered nurse earning an excellent salary.
  • Transfer to a bachelor’s degree program at one of several colleges.
  • Time period for program completion can vary, depending on each student's course load, career plan, academic performance and personal factors.

Bachelor’s Degree Program Partners

Students who earn their associate’s degree from St. Joseph’s are given consideration as transfer students to one of these area schools to complete their bachelor’s degree in nursing:

American Sentinel University [Online Program]
2260 South Xanadu Way, Suite 310
Aurora, CO 80014

1.800.729.2427 | 
Capella University 
225 South 6th Street, 9th Floor
Minneapolis, MN 55402 

Chamberlain College of Nursing, IL 
3005 Highland Parkway
Downers Grove, IL 60515

1.877.751.5783 |  
Columbia College, Syracuse, NY 
1001 Rogers Street
Columbia, MO 65216

1.573.875.8700 | 1.800.231.2391
Excelsior College 
7 Columbia Circle
Albany, NY 12203-5159

1.888.647.2388 | 
Grand Canyon University [Online Program] 
3300 West Camelback Road
Phoenix, AZ 85017

Keuka College, Penn Yan, NY 
141 Central Avenue
Keuka Park, NY 14478

1.315.279.5000 | 1.800.662.1220
Le Moyne College, Syracuse, NY 
1419 Salt Springs Road
Syracuse, NY 13214

1.800.333.4733 | 1.315.445.4100
Quinnipiac University 
275 Mount Carmel Avenue
Hamden, CT 06518

Rasmussen College 
8300 Norman Center Drive, Suite 300
Bloomington, MN 55437 

Roberts Wesleyan College, Rochester, NY 
2301 Westside Dr.
Rochester, NY 14624


St. John Fisher College, Rochester, NY 
3690 East Avenue
Rochester, NY 14618

SUNY Delhi, NY 
454 Delhi Drive
Delhi, NY 13753

SUNY Polytechnic Institute 
100 Seymour Road
Utica, NY 13502

1.315.792.7500 | 
SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY 
750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, NY 13210

University of Phoenix [Online Program] 
1625 W. Fountainhead Pkwy
Tempe, AZ 85282-2371

Utica College 
1600 Burrstone Road
Utica, NY 13502

Walden University [Online Program] 
100 Washington Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55401

1.866.492.5336 |
Wilkes University [Online Program]