Our Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Nursing prepares you for New York State RN licensure. You’ll learn in the classroom, at the clinical sites, in the skills lab, and the simulation lab, where you will build upon your skills and knowledge as you progress through the program. Among the many things you’ll learn in the program is how to:

  • Provide safe high-quality nursing care
  • Integrate sound evidence based and clinical decision-making skills
  • Utilize nursing informatics
  • Develop your leadership skills

When you complete the program, you will be qualified to take the NCLEX-RN exam which leads to New York State RN licensure, and well prepared to enter the profession of nursing.

Where? The AAS in Nursing program is offered on our Manhattan, NY campus

When? You can start in September or January. Review all our admissions deadlines and requirements.

Our associate’s degree program in nursing provides a foundation in liberal arts and sciences, along with a core health sciences curriculum, and can be completed following a specific sequence.

RN Program Sequence


Course Credits
GSBN 117/117L Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4
GSSN 246  Nutrition and Human Development  3
GLLN 121 College Writing I 3
GPSN 110 General Survey of Psychology 3



SEMESTER 2 (Nursing Semester I)

Course Credits
GSBN 118/118L Human Anatomy and Physiology II 4
GNRN 110 Fundamentals of Nursing 7
GNBN  201 Community Service 1



SEMESTER 3 (Nursing Semester II)

Course Credits
GNRN 200 Medical-Surgical Nursing I (8cr) 8
GNRN 130 Pharmacology in Nursing 3
GSBN 229 Applied Microbiology 4



SEMESTER 4 (Nursing Semester III)

Course Credits
GCAN 100, 101 OR 215 Speech 3
GNRN 300 Medical-Surgical Nursing II 5
GNRN 330 Mental Health Nursing 5



SEMESTER 5 (Nursing Semester IV)

Course Credits
GNRN 301 Medical-Surgical Nursing III 5
GNRN 310 Maternal Child Nursing 5
GNRN 320 Trends in Nursing 2



Graduate with AAS in Nursing – Sit for NCLEX Exam


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