St. Margaret School of Nursing

Founded in 1910, the School of Nursing offers a nursing program enabling a graduate to take the NCLEX-RN, the licensure examination to become a registered nurse (RN).

To get more information, visit the RN program webpage or email us at smhsonrninfo@upmc.edu.

Educational Facilities and Resources

The UPMC St. Margaret School of Nursing is located at two campuses:

​UPMC St. Margaret campus ​Clinical practicum experiences take place at UPMC St. Margaret
​UPMC McKeesport campus ​Clinical practicum experiences take place at UPMC McKeesport.


Clinical facilities include:

Students are also provided with a variety of experiences in various health and community agencies.

The school of nursing is a commuter school. The Blawnox campus is located 1.8 miles from UPMC St. Margaret. The UPMC McKeesport campus is located on the fourth floor of the Kelly Building on the UPMC McKeesport hospital campus.

Each campus has:

  • Classrooms
  • Conference rooms
  • A demonstration-learning laboratory
  • Faculty offices
  • A computer center

Accreditation

St. Margaret School of Nursing is fully approved by the State Board of Nursing Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

It is also fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), formally NLNAC National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission Inc.

For additional information, please contact:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, (ACEN)
Formally NLNAC, National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, Inc.
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, Georgia 30326

Phone: 404-975-5000
Fax: 404-975-5020

Contact Us

UPMC St. Margaret School of Nursing
Blawnox Campus
221 Seventh Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15238

412-784-4980

UPMC St. Margaret School of Nursing
McKeesport Campus
1500 Fifth Avenue
4 Kelly Building
McKeesport, PA 15132

412-664-2860, option 2

RN Program Information

SAT and ACT scores are acceptable in lieu of the PSB test. Please call for further details.

​Open House and Information Sessions at McKeesport Campus
​Thursday, Apr. 3, 2014
2 p.m.
To register, call
412-664-2860, option 2.


The McKeesport campus is accepting applications for Fall 2014.

Information Days at the Blawnox Campus​
​Thursday, Apr. 10, 2014
12:30 p.m.
To register, call 412-784-4980.


The Blawnox and McKeesport campuses are accepting applications for Fall 2014.

PSB test registration form now available.

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