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 part-time or full-time, following a specific sequence.

RN Program Sequence


Course Credits
BIO 120 Anatomy and Physiology I 4
BIO 246 Nutrition 3
LLE 101 English Composition I 3
GPS 110 Psychology 3



SEMESTER 2 (Nursing Semester I)

Course Credits
BIO 122 Anatomy and Physiology II 4
NUR 110 Fundamentals of Nursing 7
NUR 130 Pharmacology in Nursing 3



SEMESTER 3 (Nursing Semester II)

Course Credits
NUR 200 Medical-Surgical Nursing I (8cr) 8
HS 201 Community Service 1
BIO 229 Applied Microbiology 4



SEMESTER 4 (Nursing Semester III)

Course Credits
Communication Course *MCO 140 Preferred* (MCO 140/COC 101) (3cr) 3
NUR 300 Medical-Surgical Nursing II 4
NUR 330 Mental Health Nursing 5



SEMESTER 4 (Nursing Semester IV)

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



Graduate with AAS in Nursing – Sit for NCLEX Exam


Contact us at or 212-463-0400 x55125

Program Director