Washington Health System School of Nursing presently provides a 16-month nursing program of study (20 months including pre-requisite courses) leading to a diploma. The school is fully approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing and is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Founded in 1897, the school proudly claims over 4,000 alumni and a reputation for a quality nursing program. Students accepted into the nursing program will have completed 4 prerequisite college courses in general education, arts, and sciences. From this foundation, students will apply the knowledge acquired in their nursing courses.

Become an RN-Diploma Nurse at the Washington Health System School of Nursing


Applications are currently being accepted for the following:

  • Class of December 2021
    (Start date: September 2020)
    Application Deadline: February 28, 2020

Be sure to review the admission requirements for the program you are interested in before completed the online application.

Information Sessions

Information Sessions will be held on the following dates at 1:00pm, please contact Candace Dranzo at (724) 223-3168 for your appointment.

  • August 14, 2019
  • September 11, 2019
  • October 9, 2019
  • November 13, 2019
  • December 11, 2019