Nursing Program at Westmoreland County Community College (WCCC)

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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 (2013)

 Graduates
Male14
Female95

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
Hispanic3
White105

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 = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

California University of Pennsylvania

California, PA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 94 students completed this program

Programs

  • Nursing (A,B)
  • Nursing Administration (A,B)

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Indiana, PA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 160 students completed this program

Programs

  • Nursing (B,M)
  • Nursing Science (B,M)

St Margaret School of Nursing

Pittsburgh, PA
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School Details

  • Type: Healthcare or Nursing School
  • 67 students completed this program

Programs

  • Nursing (A)

Pennsylvania State University - Penn State New Kensington

Upper Burrell, PA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 9 students completed this program

Programs

  • Nursing (B)
  • Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (B)

UPMC Shadyside School of Nursing

Pittsburgh, PA
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School Details

  • Type: Healthcare or Nursing School
  • 110 students completed this program

Programs

  • Nursing (A)

Citizens School of Nursing

New Kensington, PA
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School Details

  • Type: Healthcare or Nursing School
  • 76 students completed this program

Programs

  • Nursing (A)

University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus

Pittsburgh, PA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 300 students completed this program

Programs

  • Nursing (B,M,D)
  • Nurse Anesthetist (B,M,D)
  • Psychiatric, Mental Health Nurse (B,M,D)
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist (B,M,D)

Carlow University

Pittsburgh, PA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 110 students completed this program

Programs

  • Nursing (B)
  • Nursing Administration (B)
  • Family Practice Nurse (B)
  • Nursing Education (B)

Western Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing

Pittsburgh, PA
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School Details

  • Type: Healthcare or Nursing School
  • 27 students completed this program

Programs

  • Nursing (A)

Mercy Hospital School of Nursing

Pittsburgh, PA
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School Details

  • Type: Healthcare or Nursing School
  • 46 students completed this program

Programs

  • Nursing (A)

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Contact Information

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Admissions Office

  • Phone: (724) 925-4064

Financial Aid Office

  • Phone: (724) 925-4061

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