Nursing

Our nursing courses are led by MSN and Doctorally prepared Registered Nurses who are experts in their field and have a deep passion for facilitating student learning.

Employment of registered nurses is projected to grow 16% through 2025, faster than the average for all occupations. (source)

$67,490

The median annual wage for registered nurses in May 2015. (source)

2,751,000

Registered nurses constitute the largest healthcare practitioners and technical occupations, with around 2.8 million jobs in 2015. (source)

I also love the relationship I can have with my professors. They do not make me feel like they are superior to me....they make me feel like they are my mentors wanting me to succeed as much as I myself want to succeed.

Amy Vanderwall, Nursing (B.S.), 2011

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Program Outcomes

Major Nursing Licensing Examination
(NCLEX) Pass Rates1
Program Completion Rates2 Job Placement Rates3
Practical Nursing (A.A.S.) 91.18% 82.9%3 of students completed the program within 150% of the program timeframe (starting with NUR155). 88.4%
Nursing (A.A.S.)
  1. Generic
  2. Advanced Placement Track #1
  3. Advanced Placement Track #2
91.22%
  1. 89.19%
  2. 100%
  3. 87.5%
66.6%4 of students completed the program within 150% of the program timeframe.
  1. 60% of students completed the program within 150% of the program timeframe (starting with NUR182).
  2. 63.6% of students completed the program within 150% of the program timeframe (starting with NUR214).
  3. 90.9% of students completed the program within 150% of the program timeframe (starting with NUR182).
100%
  1. 100%
  2. 100%
  3. 100%
Nursing Traditional (B.S.) 86.36% 77%5 of students completed the program within 150% of the program timeframe (starting with NUR203). 95.2%
Nursing Completion (B.S.) - 61.29%6 of students completed the program within 150% of the program timeframe (starting with NUR311). 100%

1 – October 1, 2015-September 30, 2016. Data retrieved from the 2015/2016 National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) program report.

2 – Data retrieved from the 2015/2016 academic year ACEN annual report.

3 – August 2015 academic year cohort.

4 – 2013/2014 academic year cohort.

5 – Summer 2012 cohort.

6 – Fall 2014 cohort.

7 – 2015/2016 academic year cohorts. Data retrieved from the 2015/2016 academic year ACEN annual report.

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ACEN Accreditation Information

The Practical, Associate, and Baccalaureate nursing majors at Pennsylvania College of Technology are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
3343 Peachtree Road, NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 975-5000

The Practical, Associate, and Baccalaureate nursing majors at Pennsylvania College of Technology are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing

The Practical, Associate, and Baccalaureate nursing majors at Pennsylvania College of Technology are fully approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing.

State Board of Nursing
P.O. Box 2649
Harrisburg, PA 17105-2649
(717) 783-7142

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