Why Major in Nursing?
If you want to make a difference in the lives of patients and have a rewarding and meaningful career, as well as opportunities for career advancement, then a nursing major may be your path toward a fulfilling future. A Penn State Altoona nursing degree prepares you to provide nursing care in varied settings, including hospitals, private practice, long-term care, clinics, and other health care and community agencies. The opportunities are extensive, and the rewards are limitless.
- Four-year Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program for students pursuing their initial degree
- Second Degree BSN program for individuals who already have a bachelor’s degree in another field
Why a Penn State Altoona nursing degree?
At Penn State Altoona, you’ll have access to our state-of-the-art simulation learning lab and exceptional clinical sites at local healthcare institutions and community agencies. Our nursing faculty have varied and extensive clinical expertise, and are committed to helping you reach your goals and achieve success. In addition, our NCLEX rates are consistently above the national average and all of our programs are accredited by the PA State Board of Nursing and the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education.