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Nursing Program

Interest in the Nursing Program

RN students who have graduated from diploma nursing programs or non-NLNAC accredited AAS programs must take Excelsior College Examinations (formerly Regents College Examinations) to be granted 25 credits for nursing courses taken in these programs. Credit will be granted after all examinations have been completed successfully.

The following examinations are required:

  • Fundamentals of Nursing (403 - Associate)
  • Maternal/Child Nursing (457 - Baccalaureate)
  • Adult Nursing (554 - Baccalaureate)
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing (503 - Baccalaureate)

Additional information, applications and study guides may be obtained from:

Excelsior College 
7 Columbus Circle
Albany , NY 12203-5159
Phone: (518) 464-8500
Toll free: (888) 723-9267 
Fax: (518) 464-8777