JFK Muhlenberg Harold B. and Dorothy A. Snyder Schools
Single Parent Program
The Audrey Snyder Single Parent Program was developed to support student
nurses' academic and economic needs. The program includes:
- A residential unit dedicated to the needs of single parents and
their school-age children. The unit supports five families who
live there until the completion of their nursing program
- Personal performance enhancement sessions allow parents to discuss
issues of self-esteem, interpersonal relations, problem-solving
and conflict resolution
- An assigned family mentor to help foster parenting skills, health
and wellness, goal-setting, peer interaction, socialization, team
building, decision making, growth and development for the entire
- An academic counselor to help the student nurse with academic and
clinical matters as well as work on study skills, test-taking
strategies and time management tactics.
In addition to meeting the academic requirements for enrollment,
students who wish to be considered for the Audrey Snyder Single Parent
- Interview with the Dean
- Be the single parent of one child between the ages of 5 and 10
- Demonstrate academic aptitude, motivation and personal responsibility.
Upon acceptance into the program, students will be required to attend
a three-week orientation to familiarize them with the program and
Tuition and housing provided by financial aid and scholarships.