Students enrolled in the previous Nursing AAS program curriculum which was in effect prior to 2017-2018 must complete their program by Spring 2019. The previous Nursing AAS program curriculum can be accessed here: Nursing AAS program prior to 2016-2017. The schedule phase out is:
NURS 161 Fall 2017
NURS 162 Spring 2018
NURS 261 Fall 2018
NURS 262/263 Spring 2019
This program prepares the student for entry-level nursing positions in hospitals or comparable facilities. Clinical learning experiences are required for some courses. Upon completion of the program, students are eligible to sit for the National Council Licensing Exam for Registered Nurse (NCLEX-RN). Successful completion of this examination results in licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN).
This program is accredited by the New Jersey Board of Nursing (NJBON), 124 Halsey Street, Sixth Floor, Newark, New Jersey 07101, (973) 504-6430, and by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) 3343 Peachtree Road, NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326 (404) 975-5000. If you have questions or complaints about the program, you can contact NJBON and/or ACEN.
Specific admission criteria for the program are outlined in the Admission and Registration section of this catalog. Separate policies exist for the Nursing Program, including grading. These policies can be found in the Nursing Student Handbook.