St Joseph School of Nursing
5 Woodward Avenue
Nashua, New Hampshire 03060
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Nursing Programs OfferedADN Programs
ADN Program Details
St. Joseph School of Nursing offers an Associate of Science in Nursing program leading to a degree in nursing and eligibility to take the licensing examination in New Hampshire or to seek licensure in other states. The program of education includes organized instruction in the scientific, cultural, spiritual and social aspects of nursing with correlated learning experiences.
The program is open to both men and women and is designed to lead to an Associate of Science degree in nursing. The curriculum extends over a 2-year period of five semesters and consists of 68 credit hours, 50 credit hours of which are theory, 4 credit hours of clinical laboratory, and 14 credit hours of clinical experience.
The two-year track is scheduled to begin in September of each year and consists of a five-day week with classes held between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:00 pm. Clinical days have varied start times.
LPN Program Details
The Practical Nursing Program, established in 1964, offers a diploma in practical nursing and eligibility to take the NCLEX-PN licensure examination. The program is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, Inc. and approved by the New Hampshire Board of Nursing.
The program of education includes organized instruction in the scientific, technical, spiritual and social aspects of nursing, with correlated learning experiences. Nursing career mobility opportunities are also provided.
The practical nursing program offers the choice of 4-semesters in Nashua beginning in September or accelerated 3-semesters beginning in May in the Keene area. The program is designed to lead to a diploma in practical nursing. The curriculum consists of 42 credit hours of theory, 1 credit hour of lab, and 12 credit hours of clinical experience. Classes are held Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 am to 3:00 pm in Nashua and 8:00 am to 4:00 pm in Keene.