Finger Lakes Health


College Overview

College Overview

Finger Lakes Health College of Nursing offers a full-time evening/weekend program leading to an Associate in Applied Science degree with a major in nursing. Our campus is affiliated with Geneva General Hospital of Finger Lakes Health.

The college was founded by a group of professional registered nurses who work at Geneva General Hospital who share a strong commitment to quality patient care, increasing the registered nurse workforce and to the profession of nursing.


Finger Lakes Health College of Nursing will continuously reinvent itself in ways that distinguishes the College of Nursing among its peers, with innovations in academics, faculty practice and an unparalleled focus on activities that benefit the community.


Finger Lakes Health College of Nursing is a private college that is an open admission institution with students from a diverse socio-economic and educational background.

Finger Lakes Health College of Nursing is dedicated to educational and clinical excellence, flexibility, accessibility, leadership, and community. The offered curricula are educationally flexible and current in concert with the health professions and are taught by faculty who are committed to clinical practice and a competency-based education.

Finger Lakes Health College of Nursing is committed to preparing graduates who practice safely within the identified scope of practice, who protect and improve the health of those they care for, and who are adaptable to change and ready to face the challenges of the health care environment of the future.

Reasons to Choose Finger Lakes Health College of Nursing

  • Achievement of an Associate Degree in Applied Science at the end of two years
  • Over 670 hours of hands on clinical instruction with a qualified nursing faculty
  • Affiliation with Finger Lakes Community College (FLCC) liberal arts and science courses taught by FLCC faculty
  • Professional Instruction, our college unique in that the conceptual framework is  developed around the principles of the Theory of Nursing Knowledge and Nursing Practice.  The theory places extreme emphasis on the individual's accountability and responsibility to participate in the attainment of nursing knowledge and to develop his/her own nursing practice based on that knowledge which is supported by research and evidence
  • Advanced Placement for LPNs who have at least 3 months recent clinical experience
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