UPMC Mercy Hospital School of Nursing, a hospital-based diploma school of nursing, was founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1893. Today, the school is a part of UPMC Mercy.
UPMC Mercy remains the only faith-based health care provider in the city of Pittsburgh. UPMC Mercy provides a full range of services, including designation as a Level I Regional Resource Trauma Center and as a Primary Stroke Center.
UPMC Mercy Hospital School of Nursing is an integral part of UPMC Mercy. The school has graduated more than 6,200 nurses and has a long-standing reputation in the tri-state area for the high performance of its graduates.
UPMC Mercy Hospital School of Nursing is fully approved by the State Board of Nursing Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
UPMC Mercy Hospital School of Nursing is also fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), through Fall 2021.
For additional information, please contact:
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, Georgia 30326
In earning your Professional RN Diploma from one of our UPMC Schools of Nursing, you will have met all the necessary requirements to sit for the National Council Licensure Exam (NCLEX – RN) and move forward with Nursing Licensure in the state of Pennsylvania.
Other states that our UPMC Schools of Nursing graduates have sat for the NCLEX – RN include: California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, and West Virginia.
If you plan to practice your nursing profession in a state not listed above, please visit nursinglicensure.org for requirements by state.
We currently have rewarding positions available at a variety of locations, for all levels of our nursing career ladder. Whether you are a current UPMC nurse ready to take the next step in your clinical career, or are employed with another health system and wanting to work in one of our top-ranked hospitals, we invite you to explore the opportunities at UPMC.Explore Openings