We are in the ECAT Wayne Building located on the 3rd Floor.
Our program is 16 consecutive months of full-time classroom instruction and clinical experiences. We do provide a few semester breaks and holidays off.
In addition, we offer an LPN Advanced Track Transition Program. To qualify for advanced standing LPN must achieve our admission requirements and complete ATI’s Mastery Series Fundamental Assessment. Qualifying LPNs are exempt for N101 and N102.
Students who successfully complete their first semester at one of UPMC’s Schools of Nursing (UPMC SON) and continue to meet academic requirements are eligible to receive up to $7,000/semester in tuition forgiveness for all remaining semesters.
All students park in the Wayne Baptist Parking on the west side of our location, or East Middle School (east parking lot). Street parking is available.
We recognize that students have received credit from other colleges/universities.
We will accept six courses with the equivalent content, and the same number of credits, where the student has earned a grade "C" or better.
Courses accepted within 5 years:
Courses accepted within 10 years:
We will determine earned credit once accepted into our program.
Get details on UPMC Schools of Nursing transfer policy (PDF) or call our Admissions office at 814-877-6877 for more guidance.
We accept many forms of financial aid and opportunities for tuition advancement for UPMC employees.
For current UPMC employees, please check INFONET under BENEFITS for more details about tuition advancement.
Upon graduation from UPMC Jameson School of Nursing, you will have completed 69 credits and will earn a diploma in nursing. This means you can take the national licensure exam, the NCLEX-RN, and begin working as an RN. We have also partnered with Gannon University to make it simple for you to earn your BSN after you graduate.Learn more about the RN-BSN program at Gannon.
We have an NCLEX review course built into our nursing program at Jameson — N 360.
We offer this review course the last semester of the program, just before students take the exam.
We have incorporated NCLEX style questions throughout the didactic and clinical learning environments.
Most clinicals are here at UPMC Hamot. You may have a few outside Hamot at our trusted community partners and hospitals.
Our program has over 800 hands-on nursing clinical hours.
Our program is a combination of classroom instruction and clinical experiences.
The schedule is up to 5 days per week with 6 to 8 hours of class or clinical training per day.
View our semester calendar (PDF) for important dates and holidays.
Have other questions or want to schedule a tour of the UPMC Jameson School of Nursing at UPMC Hamot campus?Call 814-877-6877 and we will be happy to help!