Make Helping Others Your Career
Gain the education and training you need to play a critical role in providing treatment, support and education to both patients and their family members. You will learn legal and ethical aspects of the profession; use case studies to analyze and establish information related to patient care; work in hospitals, long-term care and community-based facilities; and use outcome measures to critically assess situations and develop treatment plans. As a student of the College’s Nursing program, you will enjoy many benefits, from an innovative curriculum to supportive faculty; state-of-the-art equipment; hands-on learning; supervised time in hospitals, geriatric settings and community-based agencies; and preparation to take the national licensure exam for credentials accepted throughout the United States.
The Nursing Program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (formerly known as the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission) and is approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing.
Community College of Philadelphia's Nursing program is one of 15 in the country to be chosen as a Center of Excellence by the National League for Nursing. The program is recognized for “Enhancing the Professional Development of Students." This is the College's fourth consecutive designation as a Center of Excellence.
Join us for an upcoming information session to learn more about our Post Baccalaureate Accelerated and Advanced Placement options. The Post Baccalaureate Accelerated option is limited to only those students who have a bachelor’s degree or higher in a non-nursing major and have met additional prerequisites. Priority for the Advanced Placement option is given to LPNs and military medics for admission.
- Post Baccalaureate Accelerated: Sept. 30 at 2 p.m., Oct. 28 at 2 p.m. and Nov. 11 at 2 p.m.—RSVP for an Information Session
- Advanced Placement: Sept. 30 at 12 p.m., Oct. 28 at 6 p.m. and Nov. 11 at 2 p.m.—RSVP for an Information Session