Becoming a Nurse in New York

There is no better time than now to get started on a nursing career. Not only are nurses in high demand, our second-degree ABSN program in New York has the capacity to accept a higher number of qualified students than other nursing schools in the area.

While graduating from nursing school is no easy feat, you will complete our 16-month ABSN program prepared to sit for the NCLEX-RN and meet the demands of today’s healthcare employers. In 2016, our ABSN program had a first-time NCLEX pass rate of 98%, which is above the national average.

How the ABSN Program Works

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Hands-On Practice

Our ABSN program leverages your non-nursing bachelor’s degree so you can graduate in just 16 months. Keep in mind, however, before entering the program, you must complete 10 prerequisite courses—which can be completed 100% online through our PREP program.

The full-time, four-semester program comprises:

Given the intensity of our ABSN program, it’s best to view it as a full-time job. While your coursework, labs, and clinical rotations will require a lot of time and energy, our dedicated faculty and staff are available to help you keep up with the pace.

Contact us to learn more about our accelerated nursing program in New York.

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