TIME FRAME OFFERINGS: (Day, Evening)

The program offers a basic course of study in nursing that includes 37/38 credits in science and liberal art courses and 34 credits in nursing courses.  The single curriculum offered by the School of Nursing in conjunction with Hudson County Community College is offered during two separate and distinct time frames. 

  • Day Division: A student enrolled in the day division attends classes and clinical experiences during the daytime.
  • Evening Division: Evening division classes and clinical experiences are offered during the evening and include select weekends.
  • Many non–nursing courses are also offered on the weekends.

CLASS SIZE AND PROGRAM HOURS:

There may be as many as 70–75 students in a nursing theory class. The ratio of faculty to student in the clinical area may never exceed 1:10. 

Day theory classes are typically held between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. and day clinical may begin at 7:00 a.m. or 8:00 a.m. depending on the particular nursing course. 

Evening theory courses typically begin at 5:30 p.m. but may begin sooner if all students and faculty contract to do so.  Evening clinical begins at 5:30 p.m. and may end 12:30 a.m. except for the 2 week Nursing Leadership course (NSG 240) where clinical begins at 3:00 pm.  Day clinical will begin at 7:00 a.m. for the 2 weeks of practicum in NSG240.

TIME REQUIRED TO COMPLETE PROGRAM:

Day and Evening Students are required to complete the program within 3 years from the start of the first Nursing Course.

Contact information

  • CarePoint Health School of Nursing169 Palisade Avenue
    Jersey City NJ 07306
    Phone: 201.795.8360
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