Rigorous undergraduate and graduate programs in PennWest Edinboro's Nursing Department
prepare students for demanding and rewarding careers in an array of health care settings.
These are fully accredited programs and approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of
Why Study Nursing at PennWest Edinboro?
PennWest Edinboro's career-ladder approach prepares the highest quality professional
nurses at the baccalaureate, master's and doctoral levels to meet the local and global
holistic health-care needs of individuals, families and communities.
Professional nursing courses and clinical learning experiences teach students to treat
human responses to health and illness through the application of scientific knowledge.
A highly experienced faculty fosters personal development, critical thinking, ethical
decision-making, the appreciation of values and cultures, the acquisition of domain-specific
nursing knowledge, and socialization into the roles of the professional and advanced
Through a joint program with Clarion University's Department of Nursing, students
can earn a Master of Nursing Science-Family Nurse Practitioner (MSN-FNP) degree or
pursue an online post-master's program that results in a Doctor of Nursing Practice