The College of Nursing prepares students for a rewarding, fulfilling career in practice, education and research—improving the health of the communities we serve.
Few careers can compete with nursing for providing work that is both meaningful and rewarding. Whether providing direct care, overseeing others or leading innovations, nurses are at the heart of patient care. The growing need for nurses means those with the right skills will find themselves in demand.
The Upstate Advantage
The only nursing program in the region that is part of an academic medical center, Upstate College of Nursing offers unparalleled access to the interprofessional world of nursing in the 21st Century.
College of Nursing faculty members are the primary instructors for required courses. As award-winning educators, the faculty is dedicated to teaching while also engaging in scholarly work. Many are also active in clinical practice.
Academic Medical Center
The medical center environment allows College of Nursing students to learn interprofessionally alongside students in other health professions.
New facilities include dedicated classroom and laboratory space for the program, as well as a newly constructed Simulation Center.
Exceptional Clinical Education
The College of Nursing works closely with clinical sites to ensure that students have access to high-quality clinical experiences in diverse practice settings.
Small Class Sizes
Enrollment per class is limited to provide excellent student-to-faculty ratios.
Online and Hybrid Courses
Courses in online and hybrid formats offer flexibility and are designed to keep distance learners engaged.