The Associate in Science (A.S) Nursing curriculum is designed to prepare students for entry into practice as well as provide opportunities for students seeking transfer into an RN to BSN completion program (Baccalaureate of Science Degree) through articulation/joint admission agreements. Information on articulation agreements between Suffolk County Community College and potential transfer institutions can be found at http://www.sunysuffolk.edu/Students/TransferOpps.asp. Upon award of the A.S. degree, graduates are qualified to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Professional Nurses (NCLEX-RN).
The Practical Nursing certificate program is designed to prepare students for entry into practice, as well as provide opportunities for students seeking admission into Advanced Placement RN programs. Upon award of the Practical Nursing certificate, graduates are qualified to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses (NCLEX-PN).
The Associate in Science (A.S.) degree and the Practical Nurse Certificate Program are registered by the New York State Education Department and accredited by the New York State Board of Regents and theAccreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) 3343 Peachtree Road, NE Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia 30326: (404) 975-5000, Fax: (404)975-5020. (http://www.acenursing.org)
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