Learn to Provide Care in a Place That Cares About You
Healthcare 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 Accredited Nursing Program
The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Seton Hill University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (www.ccneaccreditation.org).
State Board of Nursing Approved Nursing Program
The Seton Hill University Baccalaureate Degree Nursing Program has received Full Approval status from the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing.
A Comprehensive, Personalized Degree
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).
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.
Nationally Recognized Programs in the Health Sciences
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
- Independence Health Network
Community Clinical Sites, including:
- Loyalhanna Care Center
- William Penn Care Center
- Elizabeth Seton Center
- Elizabeth Seton Memory Care Center
- Oak Hill Healthcare & Rehabilitation
- Seton Hill University Child Development Center
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.
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
- 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 2022 was $81,220.
Career Services for Life
Seton 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.