Our bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees set the standard for excellence in nursing education,

beginning your career in nursing, developing advanced clinical skills, becoming a nurse leader or focusing your future on nursing education. 

Whether you are:

 level of experience. 

 fit your

our bachelor's degrees 

Traditional four-year, second-degree
and RN to BSN, 

– Ashley Cole, assistant professor, DNP '20; MSN '12; BSN '09 

They have truly shaped who I am as a nurse today and who I am as an educator today.


Faculty are dedicated 

providing career guidance and NCLEX exam preparation. 

Diana Kozlina-Peretic, associate professor, director RN-BSN program, DNP '12; BSN '82

 clinical classes

 average class



Student to faculty

NCLEX exam


of students pass the

Ava Kurtz, Class of 2021,
RN to BSN 

Nurses develop their passion for education, leadership or clinical practice in our master's programs. 

with accelerated pathways available.

Our range of graduate degrees include:

MSN in Education and Leadership,
Family Nurse Practitioner or
Women's Health Nurse Practitioner



Additionally, we offer:

with hybrid options available. 

Post-Master's Certificate in Family Nurse Practitioner or Women's Health Nurse Practitioner

If you are looking to be a change-maker in the profession, our DNP program will get you there.

Diana Kozlina-Peretic,
DNP '12; BSN '82

Mpande Mwape, assistant professor,
MSN in Education & Leadership '19

The Celtic Simulation Center for Innovative Learning (CSCIL), a state-of-the-art simulated hospital environment, provides undergraduate nursing students with realistic scenarios and lifelike patients.

Nathan Lukac, Class of 2023, BSN

–Nathan Lukac

When I go to the hospital and the come back to the simulation center, it's set-up the same way. I know where everything is, it helps me learn and take the edge off in clinicals.

Located in the Oakland neighborhood of Pittsburgh, our partnerships with nearby hospitals give students a wealth of internship and post-graduate opportunities.

Nathan Lukac, Class of 2023, BSN 

Anthony Good, associate professor, DNP '11; MBA '20

99% of our nursing graduates are in their career outcome of choice after graduation. 

–Anthony Good

You can connect with current students and alumni from the bedside to leadership, to innovation, to the classroom and beyond.


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