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Nursing Program at Westmoreland County Community College (WCCC)

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  • FAFSA School Code: 010176
  • Phone: (724) 925-4000

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Nursing Program

The nursing program at Westmoreland County Community College prepares students for careers in hospitals, convalescent centers, clinics, home care, and physician's offices. The program focuses on knowledge, techniques and procedures for promoting health, providing care for the sick, disabled, infirmed, or other individuals or groups. Program courses include: administration of medication and treatments, assisting and physician during treatments and examinations, referring patients to physicians and other health care specialists, and planning education for health maintenance. Get more details below including other Pennsylvania colleges that offer nursing program.

The Nursing program at WCCC is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission for more than 11 years.

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Students Enrolled in the Nursing Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Westmoreland County Community College offers an associate's degree program in nursing.

Students by Gender (2010-2011)

 Graduates
Male12
Female100

Students by Race (2010-2011)

 Graduates
Hispanic2
White110

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Nursing program at WCCC, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary

  • Description:

    Demonstrate and teach patient care in classroom and clinical units to nursing students. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Nursing Programs in Pennsylvania

Nursing programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

California University of Pennsylvania

California, PA
Type: 4-Year Public College

90 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Nursing (A,B)
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Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Indiana, PA
Type: 4-Year Public College

110 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Nursing (B,M)
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Pennsylvania State University - Penn State New Kensington

Upper Burrell, PA
Type: 4-Year Public College

Programs Offered
  • Nursing (B)
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University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus

Pittsburgh, PA
Type: 4-Year Public College

230 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Nursing (B,M,D)
  • Nurse Anesthetist (B,M,D)
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist (B,M,D)
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Carlow University

Pittsburgh, PA
Type: 4-Year Private College

78 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Nursing (B)
  • Nursing Administration (B)
  • Family Practice Nurse (B)
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Duquesne University

Pittsburgh, PA
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • Nursing (B)
  • Nursing Administration (B)
  • Family Practice Nurse (B)
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Pennsylvania State University - Penn State Fayette - Eberly Campus

Uniontown, PA
Type: 4-Year Public College

69 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Nursing (A,B)
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Community College of Allegheny County

Pittsburgh, PA
Type: Community College

410 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Nursing (A)
  • Nurse Anesthetist (A)
  • Perioperative and Operating Room Surgical Nurse (A)
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Chatham University

Pittsburgh, PA
Type: 4-Year Private College

110 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Nursing (B,M,D)
  • Public Health, Community Nurse (B,M,D)
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La Roche College

Pittsburgh, PA
Type: 4-Year Private College

26 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Nursing (A,B,M)