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Phone: (315) 684-6046
Fax: (315) 684-6427
Whipple Administration Building

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School of Science, Technology and Health Studies

Dean: Joseph H. Bularzik
Phone: (315) 684-6079

Advanced Standing

Advanced Standing

Graduate practical nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) may be eligible to receive credit for NURS 105 on the basis of prior education and work experience.

  • Graduate Practical Nurses: Credit for NURS 105 (having an average of 80 or better during the Practical Nurse program)
  • Licensed Practical Nurses: May receive credit for NURS 105
  • Using Excelsior College Examinations, LPNs may also challenge Anatomy and Physiology and Microbiology
  • Other college credits may also be transferable

It is advised that you schedule a meeting with the Associate Dean for Nursing to determine placement in the nursing curriculum and to discuss how coursework might be completed based on your work schedule by calling 315-684-6016.

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Admissions Requirements

Students wishing to enter this program must meet the following requirements:
The student entering the Nursing A.A.S. program from high school must have a minimum high school average of B or better, biology, chemistry, and New York state Math A, all with a minimum Regents score of 65. It is beneficial for students to have completed an additional year of both science and mathematics. 

The NLN pre-admission exam is required. A minimum composite score of a 100 is required for admission into the nursing program. 

Information for transfer, returning students, and more.