The nursing program in St. John’s University’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences provides a stellar education within the context of our Catholic and Vincentian tradition, which is rich in its perspectives of human dignity, freedom, justice, truth, and respect for the natural world. This is a licensure qualifying program open to applicants with good moral character and demonstrated academic ability.
St. John’s University’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing is a four-year program that provides education and instruction to achieve your goal of becoming a registered professional nurse.
The B.S. in Nursing program offers the following:
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In addition to the University requirements, the following are needed for nursing program consideration.
No transfer students are considered at this time.
For more information, please contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.
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According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of registered nurses is projected to grow nine percent from 2020 to 2030.
You will be matched within a network of partner hospitals and healthcare agencies for clinical rotations in your junior and senior years. During your rotation, you will experience specialty nursing care in various healthcare settings supported by the direct supervision of a nursing faculty member in a large teaching hospital or a small community agency.
The nursing faculty comprises experienced nurse educators who are dedicated, nationally recognized, and specialized in their field.
Through quality teaching, scholarship, and practice, we seek to develop within our students a passion for lifelong learning and service to all, especially those in underserved communities.
Nursing is both an art and a science. It is a learned profession based on an understanding of the human condition across the lifespan, and the relationship of a client with others and within an ever-changing environment. As an art, nursing is concerned with caring for the person from a holistic perspective in a variety of health-related situations.
Nurses play a key role in health promotion and disease prevention. By means of clinical inquiry, research, and an environment that fosters learning and expert practice, we strive to add to the body of knowledge that supports and improves quality nursing care.
Informed by the vision to accomplish our mission, and in accordance with the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)’s The Essentials of Baccalaureate Education for Professional Nursing Practice, the nursing curriculum for the undergraduate prelicensure program provides educational opportunities to enable graduates to
The four-year nursing prelicensure program is designed for undergraduate students with no previous experience in professional nursing.
Students in the nursing major are required to complete the following core courses.
Professional licensure and certification requirements often vary from state to state. St. John’s University has not determined requirements for individual states beyond New York. If you reside or plan to reside outside New York you are strongly encouraged to contact the appropriate state licensing agency in that state to seek information and guidance before beginning the program.
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The 18 credits that a student minoring in Health Services Administration takes will inform them of the professional management of health care, its operation, ethics, laws pertaining to it, working with patients, staff and the general functions of health care facilities.
As the healthcare industry expands its use of technology to improve efficiency and quality in delivering patient information, the demand for healthcare information technology specialists is surging.
Degree prepares graduates for careers as: Health software and infrastructure architects/developers; health information manager/ analysts; health database managers.
Promote efficiencies in healthcare systems operations and champion effective health policies to improve public health with an M.B.A concentrating on Healthcare Systems from St. John's University.
Graduate program for the development of heath care administrators.
St. John’s University’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences offers a graduate program leading to a Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Physician Assistant. PAs (physician associates/physician assistants) are licensed clinicians who practice medicine in every specialty and setting. Trusted, rigorously educated and trained healthcare professionals, PAs are dedicated to expanding access to care and transforming health and wellness through patient-centered, team-based medical practice.
The Public Health program at St. John’s University - the first of its kind in Queens, NY - was created to address the urgent need and demand for public health professionals and to meet the challenges of public health in local, state, national, and global communities. Offered at both our Queens’ campus and online, this program continues the Vincentian tradition at St. John’s to address poverty and social injustice by empowering individuals to work with local and global communities to improve health and protect the public.
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St. John’s offers a free online application for all 100+ undergraduate programs, and graduate applications carry a low cost for most programs.