About Our Schools of Nursing

There's never been a better time to choose a career in nursing!

The application deadline for the Fall 2016 AD program has passed. We are now accepting applications for the Spring 2017 semester.  The deadline for application materials is September 1st, 2016.

We are also accepting applications for the Fall of 2017, with an application deadline of February 1st, 2017.

THE APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR THE PN CERTIFICATE PROGRAM has passed.  This program is offered at Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing only.

Are you searching for an exciting career that offers job satisfaction, flexibility, great pay and job security?

Look no further.

Memorial College of Nursing
600 Northern Boulevard
Albany, New York 12204
(518) 471-3260
(518) 447-3559 (fax)

Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing
1300 Massachusetts Avenue
Troy, New York 12180
(518) 268-5010
(518) 268-5040 (fax)

As a nurse, you'll enjoy flexible schedules, excellent salary and benefits and the satisfaction of really making a difference in peoples' lives everyday.

The demand for well-educated nurses is growing daily. In fact, according to U.S. Department of Labor statistics, by the year 2020, there will be an estimated shortage of 800,000 nurses. With the world's population living longer and needing more care, the health care field is one of the best places to get a job.

With a nursing degree you'll have the flexibility to shape your career as your needs change, taking opportunities that fit you best. You'll be in demand, making it easy to create a schedule that works for you -- full-time or part-time, weekdays, weekends or a combination of both.

Since our schools are located on hospital campuses, students have seamless access to clinical experiences. And, because our schools are affiliated with St Peters Health Partners, the region's most comprehensive network of healthcare and community services, students will participate in clinical experiences in a variety of settings including hospitals, nursing homes, rehabilitation centers, physician offices and daycare centers.

Both schools offer a Registered Nurse (RN) program to educate and prepare students to become skilled and competent professional nurses.

In addition to its RN Program, Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing also offers a Licensed Practical Nurse Certificate (LPN) program.

Excellent Outcomes - We're proud that our students enjoy a near-perfect pass rate on the National Council Licensing Examination (NCLEX). Their scores have been consistently higher than the average pass rate in New York State.

Download the Memorial College School of Nursing catalog.

Download the Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing catalog.

 
INFORMATION SESSIONS for the Schools of Nursing at Samaritan Hospital and Memorial Hospital.  You may attend at either location to learn about both schools.  Information sessions last approximately 1 to 1.5 hours.

The following information sessions will be held at Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing, located at St. Mary's Hospital, 1300 Massachusetts Avenue, Troy, New York in Classroom B.

         Tuesday, July 12th, 5:00pm
         Tuesday, August 23rd, 5:00pm
         Tuesday, September 27th, 9:00am
         Tuesday, October 11th, 5:00pm
         Tuesday, November 29th, 5:00pm
         Tuesday, January 17th, 5:00p,
         Tuesday, February 21st, 5:00pm
         Tuesday, March 28th, 4:00pm
         
 
 

The following information sessions will be held at Memorial College of Nursing, located at 600 Northern Blvd., Albany, New York. All sessions will be held in room 7A.

       Thursday, June 23rd, 9:00am
       Wednesday, July 27th, 9:00am
       Tuesday, October 25th, 9:00am
       Thursday, November 10th, 9:00am
       Thursday, March 9th, 9:00am
       Thursday, April 20th, 9:00am
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