The Associate in Science (A.S.) in Nursing is certified by the New York State Education Division and authorized by the Accreditation Commission. The training program leads to the Associate in Science (A.S.). The Nursing curriculum is built to prepare pupils for entrance into practice and also provide possibilities for pupils planning transfer into a baccalaureate of science degree by means of articulation/joint admission agreements.
Upon successful award of the degree, graduates meet the criteria to sit and take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Professional Nurses (NCLEX-RN).
About The School
Suffolk County Community College is a two (2) year public college on Long Island, New York sponsored by SUNY and Suffolk County, New York in the United States.
Suffolk County Community College was established in 1959 and has three campuses: Brentwood, Selden and Riverhead.
Total estimated program cost is USD $21,454
Following are the minimum requirements for ADN-RN Nursing Program. Minimum admission standards include:
Current High School Students Applying for Admission Consideration into the Nursing Program (Day Option) (Ammerman and Michael J. Grant Campuses).
- 80 unweighted final high school academic average.
- Final course average in Regents Biology Class (or its equivalent) of 80 or better, Regents Biology Exam score of 80 or better.
- Final course average in Regents Chemistry Class (or its equivalent) of 80 or better. Regents Chemistry Exam score of 80 or better.
- Final course average in Regents Integrated Algebra (or its equivalent) of 80 or better.
- Minimum SAT score of 1000 (combined score between Critical Reading & Mathematics) or Minimum Score of 21 on ACT Exam.
All Other Applicants *applying for Admission Consideration into the Nursing Program (Day or Evening Option) (Ammerman and Michael J. Grant Campuses)
- ATI TEAS exam performance.
- Performance in any General Education/Liberal Arts and Sciences courses that are a part of the nursing curriculum.
- The admissions rubric used to evaluate student performance can be found at www.sunysuffolk.edu/Nursing
- Points awarded for any of these courses completed with C grade or higher. Grades lower than C will not be considered.
- The more courses completed from the General Education/Liberal Arts and Sciences courses in the Nursing Program and the higher the grades in these courses, the greater the chance of admission.
- Admission to the Nursing Program is not guaranteed to any applicant, regardless of courses completed or grades received.
Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) Applying for admission into the LPN-RN Program (Ammerman and Michael J. Grant Campuses)
- Meet “All Other Applicants” requirements.
- All LPN-RN Program applicants must submit a copy of their active New York State LPN registration certificate to the Admissions Office by the application deadline specified.
Suny-Suffolk County Community College
Address: 533 College Road, Selden, NY 11784
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