Cayuga, Onondaga community college nursing programs partner with SUNY Upstate

Beginning in the fall of 2020, nursing students who attend either Cayuga or Onondaga community college can earn their bachelor’s degrees at SUNY Upstate Medical University without submitting a new application.

The arrangement for a dual admission system among the three schools was formally announced Monday when the presidents of each institution took part in an agreement signing ceremony. The event took place at OCC’s nursing suite on its town of Onondaga campus.

The CCC and OCC students are also guaranteed the opportunity to interview for a position as a registered nurse at Upstate in the first or second year of their education, according to a joint news release from the schools.

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