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Nursing Program at SUNY Plattsburgh

Ranked Among the Best

#1 Best Online College in New York State 2015

#4 Best Online College Nationally
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The nursing programs at Plattsburgh prepare you for excellence in nursing practice and to be ready for health care today. All of our undergraduate programs lead to a Bachelor of Science with a major in nursing.

You will work with dedicated faculty and industry leaders to provide health care to communities in the state and globally. We provide outstanding resources and experiences found in few schools, including a state-of-the-art simulation center with high-fidelity mannequins, integrated electronic medical record (EMR), and online access to classroom resources. Included in our programs are progressive clinical experiences and exclusive opportunities to partner with agencies locally and throughout New York State.

Programs of Study

Nursing Major — Freshman Entry Program
  • Begin the nursing major in your freshman year
  • No reapplication or selection process is required later to complete your degree
  • Connect nursing skills and knowledge with real patient experiences in your second year
  • Become a student nurse association member as a freshman
  • Benefit from personalized advisement with nursing faculty
  • Be prepared for licensure with a program that has excellent NCLEX-RN exam pass rates
Online RN to B.S. Program
  • Designed for nurses with an associate’s degree and an RN license
  • An early leader in distance education, this program has earned national recognition for high value education
  • Studying online gives you the best in flexibility and quality education
  • Work on advancing your career around your current schedule
RN to B.S. Program in Queensbury on SUNY Adirondack Campus
  • The best of Plattsburgh nursing in Queensbury
  • Get personal service and learn from contact with nursing faculty and area nurses
  • Class schedules are convenient for working nurses
RN to B.S. Program in Plattsburgh
  • Our high quality program offered in Plattsburgh
  • The best of all worlds — incorporating face-to-face support and contact with classmates and faculty with the flexibility of a strong online infrastructure

Our programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE, One DuPont Circle, NW Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, 202-463-6930) and are registered by the New York State Education Department (80 Washington Avenue, Albany, N.Y., 12234, 518-474-3852). The programs holds membership in:

  • The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) and
  • The New York State Council of Deans of Baccalaureate and Higher Education Nursing Programs.

Questions, Comments, Suggestions?

If you would like more information about nursing at SUNY Plattsburgh, please contact:

Noreen M. Houck, Ph.Dc., M.S., RN, CNE, Chairperson
Department of Nursing and Nutrition
Office: Hawkins Hall 209B
Phone: (518) 564-3124
Fax: (518) 564-3100
Email: [email protected]

SUNY Plattsburgh
Department of Nursing and Nutrition
Hawkins Hall
Plattsburgh, NY 12901