School of Nursing
The career objective of the Nursing Program at St. Mary’s School of Nursing is for the candidates to become a Registered Nurses (RN). The Cooperative ASN Program at the school is offered through a corporation of Marshall University and St. Mary’s School of Nursing.
The duration of the program is two academic years, and upon completion, an Associate of Science in Nursing degree from Marshall University is awarded. The program has the state and national accreditation from the W.Va. Board of Examiners for RNs and Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc.
St. Mary’s School of Nursing (SON) was initiated by the Pallottine Sisters of Catholic Apostolate in the year 1926. The school is renowned to be the oldest functioning RN program in West Virginia and has trained more than 3,700 students.
St. Mary’s School of Nursing, in partnership with Marshall University (MU), provides a two-year associate degree in nursing program. Upon program completion, the graduate gets an Associate in Science in Nursing Degree (ASN) awarded by Marshall University and becomes eligible to apply to take the NCLEX-RN for licensure in order to practice as a registered nurse. Graduates can also articulate to a baccalaureate in nursing programs seamlessly as a full-time or part-time basis for career progression.
About the school
St. Mary’s Medical Center is the biggest medical facility in Huntington, largest private employer (2600+ employees) in Cabell County and, is among the biggest healthcare facilities in the whole of West Virginia.
As a teaching facility related with the Joan C. Edwards Marshall University School of Medicine, St. Mary’s educates medical residents in so many specialties. St. Mary’s School of Nursing is accommodated within the hospital campus.
Also, the St. Mary’s School of Respiratory Care and the St. Mary’s School of Medical Imaging are all affiliated with Marshall University. Innovative medical care offered with compassion is the seal of St. Mary’s reputation.
Estimated total program cost for In-state students is $13,000 and $16,000 for Metro.
Following are the minimum requirements for ADN-RN Nursing Program. Minimum admission standards include:
- High School GPA minimum of 3.00
- Minimum ACT Composite of 21
- At least a “C” on any college courses taken
Applicants With at Least 12 College Credits
- # High School Diploma or GED
- Minimum grade of “C” on any non-nursing courses already completed
- Minimum 2.00 QPA on all college work attempted at Marshall University
- Minimum overall 2.00 QPA on all college work completed
St. Mary’s Medical Center 2900 First Avenue Huntington,
WV (304) 526-1234 | (800) 9ST-MARY
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