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The public are welcome to attend our ACEN accreditation site visit for UPMC Shadyside SON and UPMC Shadyside SON at UPMC Harrisburg.
Date/Time: October 25, 2023 from 3:00-3:30 p.m.
Join us to ask questions and comments.
Introducing the Tuition Loan Forgiveness Program for new enrollees beginning in Fall 2023 2024.
New enrollees can qualify for up to $21,000 in tuition loan forgiveness with UPMC Schools of Nursing.
Established in 1884, Shadyside School of Nursing gives students the tools they need to become competent, caring professional nurses.
At the Shadyside School of Nursing, we know many of our students have to balance work, family, and school.
That's why we offer flexible options including:
We are currently accepting applications for Fall 2024.
Fall 2024 - June 1, 2024
Classes will begin on September 3, 2024 (16 and 32 Month only).
This virtual tour of our campus provides a quick look into student life at UPMC Shadyside School of Nursing and is similar to what you would experience during our in-person campus tours.
As a Magnet® facility, the driving forces behind UPMC Shadyside are:
With clinical training at UPMC Shadyside, as well as other quality hospitals in the Pittsburgh area, you can be sure that you're learning to care for patients from the very best.
It's an ideal environment to foster exceptional nurses from the very beginning of their career.
Nestled in the vibrant, historical neighborhood of Shadyside, the nursing school is near:
Rated by Forbes Magazine as one of the top 15 cities for millennials, the Shadyside neighborhood has a lot to offer.
So, what are you waiting for?
Contact the UPMC Shadyside School of Nursing to learn more or schedule a campus tour.
Contact us for more information.
We are currently conducting in-person learning for all nursing courses. Non-nursing courses are instructed both in-person and virtually, and subject to change.
COVID 19 Update: All faculty, staff, and students, regardless of vaccination status, must wear face coverings at all times during classroom instruction, clinical experiences, and onsite at any UPMC facility. "
UPMC Shadyside School of Nursing is approved through the PA State Board of Nursing.
The diploma nursing program at UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside at the UPMC Shadyside School of Nursing located in Pittsburgh PA is accredited by the: Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).
3390 Peachtree Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30326
Visit www.acenursing.org for more information
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