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Consider majoring in our RN program if...

You would like to become a Registered Nurse and have the opportunity to work in a variety of healthcare settings.  The RN program is an associate-degree program designed to be completed in two years by full-time students.  

Careers for RN program graduates

This program helps prepare graduates for employment in a variety of health care settings, such as hospitals or long-term care facilities. Many prospective students explore nursing as a career opportunity especially in the light of the recent initiatives to address the nursing shortage. Clearly nursing is a profession that has both rewards and challenges. It is a unique profession that combines the science of health, illness, and human behavior with the art of caring.

To help you understand nursing as a profession and facilitate your decision on whether this is the right career for you, you may want to visit the following websites. Many have information on scholarships, employment opportunities in nursing and resource links to help you if you are an adult returning to school.

Futures in Nursing - You will find important education, student aid and career information related to nursing, in addition to various certificate and degree programs available to help you reach your goals.

Discover Nursing - Website by Johnson & Johnson provides you with information on the nursing profession, scholarships, statistics on the nursing shortage, employment opportunities and more.

Nurses for a Healthier Tomorrow - Nurses for a Healthier Tomorrow (NHT) is a coalition of 43 nursing and health care organizations working together to wage a communications campaign to attract people to the nursing profession. Also check out the resource link for helpful information on attending school and handling family responsibilities.

Nursing World - Home page for the American Nurses Association.

Please use the links in the sidebar to learn more about the RN program at Penn State Mont Alto.

 

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