The Nursing Associate Degree program prepares students to work as entry-level nurses in doctors’ offices, acute care and rehabilitation settings, long term care facilities, ambulatory and community centers, medical centers and hospitals, among others. Students learn from two major perspectives: the theory/didactic/lab component and the clinical externship component with emphasis on enhancing students’ academic and interpersonal skills. Graduates are eligible to apply for state licensure and sit for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN).
Cardiovascular Technology, AAS
The Cardiovascular Technology Program (CVT) prepares the student to perform non-invasive diagnostic examinations of the heart and/or blood vessels at the request or direction of a physician in Adult Echocardiography. The CVT program teaches the student the essential theoretical and hands-on knowledge to compete for entry-level positions in the field. The programmatic accreditation can allow graduates to sit for some credentialing exams immediately upon graduation.
Dental Hygiene, AAS
The dental hygiene curriculum covers a two-year program culminating in an AAS degree. Students learn to be oral health educators within the community and plan oral health promotion strategies to better inform and serve their patients. Graduates are eligible to apply to the Board for licensure to become NJ registered dental hygienists by taking the requisite examinations.