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Adam's Seton Hill Experience VideoHealthcare is a complex and evolving industry. More than ever before, employers are looking for nurses with a bachelor's degree. Seton Hill University’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Program will prepare you with everything you need to succeed. At Seton Hill's Daniel J. Wukich School of Nursing, you'll learn from people who care about you  - while you prepare to transform the quality of healthcare for others.

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Why Choose Seton Hill?

Nationally Recognized Programs in the Health SciencesExpert Faculty

Nursing is the newest addition to Seton Hill’s renowned programs in the natural and health sciences. Here, you will be surrounded by faculty who are dedicated to teaching and learning in a variety of health science fields, including forensic science, nutrition and dietetics, and osteopathic medicine. 

Community Healthcare Partners

The School of Nursing partners with local and regional healthcare agencies, clinical facilities and community programs to provide students with the best in experiential learning during their studies. Our partners include:

Acute Care Facilities

  • Allegheny Health Network
    • Forbes Hospital
    • Jefferson Hospital
  • Excela Health Network
    • Westmoreland Hospital (Greensburg)
    • Latrobe Hospital
    • Frick Hospital
  • UPMC
    • Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
    • UPMC East
    • UPMC McKeesport

Community Clinical Sites

  • Loyalhanna Care Center
  • William Penn Care Center
  • CarElizabeth Seton Center
  • Elizabeth Seton Memory Care Center
  • Aveanna Pediatric Day Health Care Center

 Career Services for Life

Career Center GraphicSeton Hill’s award-winning Career and Professional Development Center will work with you, your professors, and local, regional and national employers to provide you with the career preparation skills, clinical experiences and placement services you need. The Center’s services remain available to you at any time you need them in your career.

A Comprehensive, Personalized DegreeSmall Classes

A liberal arts foundation for your study in nursing provides you with an enhanced knowledge base that prepares you for a wider variety of careers. At Seton Hill, you will learn from faculty members who have practical nursing and healthcare experience. They will provide academic support tailored to your personal and career goals. At Seton Hill, you also benefit from:

  • Clinical experiences beginning in your sophomore year.
  • A full range of clubs and professional development opportunities.
  • Adding a second major in one of our other health science programs, or any other program in which you have an interest. (Our History Program, for instance, has a concentration in the History of Medicine.)

  • Taking courses in a minor field of study (such as Medical Spanish, Art, Psychology, Criminal Justice, Dance or Exercise Science).

Top-Notch FacilitiesDaniel J. Wukich School of Nursing

Seton Hill’s new Daniel J. Wukich School of Nursing and Boyle Health Sciences Center will provide you with the best in academic, clinical and research facilities and resources.

The Nursing Skills Lab and Simulation Suite are state-of-the-art instructional facilities that provide students with the opportunity to translate theoretical knowledge into a safe clinical experience using realistic patient scenarios. High-fidelity manikins used in the laboratory are capable of numerous physiological states and responses, giving the student “real-life” experiences.

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Research & Internship Opportunities

Our clinical partners have internship and externship opportunities available to upperclassmen in most areas of nursing, including ICU, behavioral health, emergency department and pediatric nursing. Upperclassman also have the opportunity to take part in ongoing research, both here on campus and through research internships at universities and institutions across the country.Faculty/Student Research

View recent research projects, internships & externships completed by Seton Hill students.

Evidence-Based & Student-Centered Curriculum

Evidence-based care develops personalized patient treatment plans based on the:

  • Best scientific evidence
  • Professional expertise of the caregiver

  • Patient’s experience, needs and values

At Seton Hill, you’ll learn about evidence-based care in an environment where your goals and personal learning style are integrated into your education.

Your Nursing Career

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment opportunities for nurses will grow much faster than the average for all occupations. Growth will occur for a number of reasons, including:Most Undergrads Move On to Careers or Grad School

  • An increased emphasis on preventive care 

  • Growing rates of chronic conditions, such as diabetes and obesity 

  • Demand for senior healthcare services as people live longer and more active lives 

Upon completion of Seton Hill’s Nursing Program, you will be eligible to take the licensing examination (NCLEX) for professional registered nurses. As a graduate of this program you will be prepared to function as a professional nurse in a variety of healthcare settings.

The median annual pay for registered nurses in 2021 was $77,600. 

CCNE AccreditedAccreditation Information

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Seton Hill University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education ( 

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