Course of Study

Program Length

• 200 hours
• 140 hrs of classroom instruction
• 60 hours of practical experience in a clinical setting supervised by an RN.


Full-time Day Program

Classes are scheduled to begin approximately every three months. You can complete the program in as few as 2 1⁄2 months.
Monday–Friday, 9 AM–2 PM


Part-time Evening Program

Classes usually begin in September and March of each year. You can complete the program in just six months.
Monday and Wednesday, 5–10 PM


Promotion Policy

Students must achieve a final grade of 80% or better on classroom theory, laboratory and clinical performance. Absences must not exceed 10% of total program hours.


Clinical Sites

Carillon House Nursing Facility
Huntington Hills Center for Health & Rehabilitation
St. Catherine of Siena Nursing Home


Nursing Faculty

Rosemary Nagler, RN, MSNed, CNOR, Assistant Principal
Marie Hanft RN, BS
Diane Judson RN, BS
Florence Cavalcante RN, AAS
Anne Conklin RN
Dorothea Tartaglia, (631) 261-3600 x200


Other BOCES Services

Student counseling through the Career Center
Classes are available at Wilson Technological Center to help adults prepare for TASC, the high school equivalency examination (formerly known as GED®) or earn your diploma.