Charity School of Nursing

Effective February 1, the nursing programs (RN and PN) will begin using the Kaplan Nursing School Admissions Tests as the pre-admission exam.  The HESI admission exam will no longer be accepted.  The Kaplan Test will only be administered in the months of March and mid September/October.  If you plan to apply for the PN program during the May application period, or the RN program during the July application period, you must take the Kaplan Test in March.  The test may only be taken once during any application period.  Only Kaplan Admissions Test scores from Delgado Testing Center will be accepted.  More information will be published on the Testing and Nursing pages of the website soon.  

It is a pleasure to welcome you to the School of Nursing at Delgado Community College in New Orleans. CSN is a special place with a proud history and tradition.

The mission of the Nursing School is: The nursing programs prepare students of varied backgrounds in a learning centered environment through face-to-face and distance education to provide caring and competent nursing in entry level positions to meet the healthcare needs of a diverse community. Our graduates are renowned for their excellent patient care. Students obtain nursing experience in clinical agencies throughout the southeast Louisiana region.

The nursing school has an associate degree, R.N. program, and a practical nursing program. Both programs admit twice a year. Additionally, a Nursing Success course is offered to potential students for a glimpse into the profession.

Charity School of Nursing is a vibrant place to learn, to teach and to work. It is a place where the learning environment invites all to excel and where patient centered care is fostered. 

On behalf of the faculty, staff and students we are pleased to invite you to learn more about our programs.

Division at a Glance:


Cheryl Myers, PH.D. R.N


Nursing - Registered Nursing, A.S.

Technical Diploma

Nursing - Practical Nursing, T.D.

Technical Competency Area

Certified Nursing Assistant (TCA)

Licensed Practical Nurse to Registered Nurse Options (LPN-RN)