Covenant Health is an innovative, Catholic regional delivery network and a leader in values based, not-for-profit health and elder care. We sponsor hospitals, nursing homes, assisted living residences and other health and elder care organizations throughout New England.


St. Joseph School of Nursing offers you the opportunity to become a professional nurse with a 2-year Associate’s degree. Our faculty provides a wealth of academic and clinical experiences to enhance your education. Clinical affiliations include St. Joseph Hospital, Catholic Medical Center, and long-term care facilities. Come join this fast-paced, comprehensive program and become the nurse you always wanted to be.

Application Deadlines:

The application deadline for the LPN to RN September Day program has passed. For those who are accepted in the program, please know you will be required to attend Orientation on August 10th and complete a PN predictor exam on either August 20th from 9am-12pm or August 22nd from 12-3pm. These two requirements are the final step for those accepted.

We are accepting applications for the January 2019 2-year program which has an application deadline of October 12th at 12pm. In order to be considered for the program, make sure you submit all applicable documentation from the application checklist by the deadline. Only complete files are reviewed for possible acceptance into the program.

We will also accept applications for the May 2019 start.  

Information Sessions:

St. Joseph School of Nursing (SJSON) will host an Information Session on Thursday, August 30th at 4pm. The Information Session is informal and registration is not required. The session is to provide a forum for prospective students to learn about what SJSON has to offer and have questions answered by the Admission staff. The sessions start promptly at 4pm and parking is available in the garage at St. Joseph Hospital.