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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.
Founded in 1910, St. Margaret School of Nursing has been preparing nurses to serve in northeastern Allegheny county for over a century.
As a community-based teaching hospital, we:
LPN-RN advanced track– January 5, 2024
Learn more about updates to the Fall 2024 admission criteria (PDF).
16 Month Full time - June 1, 2024
All classes will begin on September 3, 2024.How To Apply
This virtual tour of our campus provides a quick look into student life at UPMC St. Margaret School of Nursing and is similar to what you would experience during our in-person campus tours.
With clinical experiences at St. Margaret, 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.
As a Magnet® facility, the driving forces behind UPMC St. Margaret are:
It's an ideal environment to foster exceptional nurses from the very beginning of their career.
St. Margaret School of Nursing and Chatham University partner to offer the knowledge that will fuel your nursing career.
This partnership also opens the door for graduates to continue their education at Chatham by earning an RN-BSN degree.
Our diverse clinical experiences will provide you the hands-on learning that you will need to care for patients with confidence. And, they will expose you to a wide variety of hospital and patient care environments.
Join us for an upcoming information session! Each session will provide a general overview of the admission requirements and opportunities for Q&A.
To register, please click here.
If you have additional questions, please contact UPMCSMHSON@upmc.edu.
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 St. Margaret School of Nursing is approved through the PA State Board of Nursing.
The diploma nursing program at UPMC St. Margaret at the UPMC St. Margaret School of Nursing located in Pittsburgh PA is accredited by the: Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).
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Suite 1400 Atlanta, GA 30326
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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