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Educational Nursing Opportunities

Becoming a Nurse

Are you considering a career in nursing? If you are bright, caring, and have a desire to help others, nursing may be the career for you. The nursing profession offers a personal and professional satisfaction like no other.

UPMC is affiliated with four schools of nursing where you may begin your career, and we offer three Diploma programs through these UPMC Hospitals:

UPMC is affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing where you can earn a bachelor’s degree in nursing.

Find additional resources to help you explore a career in nursing.

Advanced Education for Nurses

UPMC recognizes the importance of education within our nursing workforce. Education provides science to the nursing profession and is the backbone of evidence-based practice. Western Pennsylvania is fortunate to have numerous nursing schools offering three different entry-level programs into the nursing profession (diploma, associate, and baccalaureate). UPMC welcomes nurses at all three entry levels, and strongly encourages them to seek out advanced degrees. To foster continuing education, UPMC works collaboratively with schools to create programs focusing on the advancement of nursing education.

Tuition benefits are part of the many overall benefits offered to UPMC staff.

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