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 800141.800.729.2427 |
Capella University
225 South 6th Street, 9th Floor Minneapolis, MN 554021.855.513.4286
Chamberlain College of Nursing, IL
3005 Highland Parkway Downers Grove, IL 605151.877.751.5783 |
Columbia College, Syracuse, NY
1001 Rogers Street Columbia, MO 652161.573.875.8700 | 1.800.231.2391
Excelsior College
7 Columbia Circle Albany, NY 12203-51591.888.647.2388 |
Grand Canyon University [Online Program]
3300 West Camelback Road Phoenix, AZ 85017315.283.2957 1.855.GCU.LOPE
Keuka College, Penn Yan, NY
141 Central Avenue Keuka Park, NY 144781.315.279.5000 | 1.800.662.1220
Le Moyne College, Syracuse, NY
1419 Salt Springs Road Syracuse, NY 132141.800.333.4733 | 1.315.445.4100
Quinnipiac University
275 Mount Carmel Avenue Hamden, CT 065181.203.582.8200
Rasmussen College
8300 Norman Center Drive, Suite 300 Bloomington, MN 554371.952.806.3900
Roberts Wesleyan College, Rochester, NY
2301 Westside Dr. Rochester, NY 146241.800.777.4RWC
St. John Fisher College, Rochester, NY
3690 East Avenue Rochester, NY 146181.585.385.8000  
SUNY Delhi, NY
454 Delhi Drive Delhi, NY 137531.607.746.4000
SUNY Polytechnic Institute
100 Seymour Road Utica, NY 135021.315.792.7500 |
SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY
750 East Adams Street Syracuse, NY 132101.315.464.4276
University of Phoenix [Online Program]
1625 W. Fountainhead Pkwy Tempe, AZ 85282-23711.866.766.0766
Utica College
1600 Burrstone Road Utica, NY 13502


Walden University [Online Program]
100 Washington Avenue South Minneapolis, MN 554011.866.492.5336 |
Wilkes University [Online Program]
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