Nursing is a fulfilling and demanding profession requiring intellectual and ethical knowledge and skills as well as compassion and stamina. Registered nurses support the health of communities and people across their lifespans. A degree in nursing at Penn State prepares future nurses to excel in their chosen professions.
At Penn State Behrend, students receive the advantages of attending a large research university while enjoying personal interactions and small-sized classes. Close interaction with mentors helps students define career objectives and build programs of study to meet those objectives.Students participate in clinical experiences at regional hospitals and healthcare facilities, and get hands-on expereinces in Penn State Berhend's state-of-the-art simulation lab.
Penn State Behrend’s nursing program is designed to offer a seamless articulation for associate degree students who wish to complete the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.