Accreditations & Licensure

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA. 30326
404.975.5000 |
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
3624 Market St., Philadelphia, PA. 19104-2680
267.284.5000 |
The State Education Department, Office of the Professions
89 Washington Ave., Albany, NY 12234-1000
518.474.3817 x 280 |


Approved by the New York State Education Department for the education of veterans.

Approved by the New York State Division of Veterans Affairs for the training of veterans and other eligible persons

Affiliations and Memberships 

At St. Joseph’s, you’ll join an outstanding and distinguished health care network.St. Joseph’s College of Nursing has earned the National League for Nursing’s prestigious designation as a Center of Excellence in Nursing Education for the years 2016-2020.  “The NLN is proud to recognize those schools and organizations that are doing the outstanding work that sets them apart from others,” said NLN president Dr. Anne Bavier.  St. Joseph’s College of Nursing is one of only seven schools nationally that has achieved initial COE designation in 2016.  The Center of Excellence designation was inaugurated in 2004 and, with this year’s awardees, there are only 56 schools and organizations that have achieved this elite status.

St. Joseph’s was the first nursing college in New York state affiliated with a Magnet hospital.  Magnet Recognition for Excellence in Nursing from the American Nurses Credentialing Center is our nation’s highest honor for nursing excellence.  Magnet hospitals provide rich environments that promote quality care, ongoing education and nursing research.