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.
Washington Health System School of Nursing offers a 16-month RN Diploma program in professional nursing. The school assures the quality of its program by maintaining qualified faculty, providing support services which meet the needs of the student population, providing resources and facilities which are adequate for operation of the school, and offering a curriculum which enables its graduates to develop competencies necessary for the practice of professional nursing.
The Washington Health System School of Nursing provides a quality nursing education program as consistently demonstrated through the attainment of the following end of program student learning outcomes.