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)
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 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 Partnership in Nursing (DDPN)
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. Learn more
Accelerated Dual Degree Partnership in Nursing (A-DDPN)
This 18-month option 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 at St. Joseph's College of Nursing every-other weekend (Friday afternoons & all day Saturday & Sunday) and every Wednesday evening for 18 months. Simultaneously, A-DDPN students are enrolled in upper division, BS-level nursing classes at Le Moyne College. All students attend classes and start participating in clinical rotations very early in the first term, giving them the opportunity to apply classroom theory to practice immediately. Graduates will earn both an associates degree from St. Joseph's College of Nursing and a bachelor of science in nursing from Le Moyne College. Learn more