School of Nursing and Health Sciences

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Top students in Nursing and Nuclear Medicine Technology programs honored.

Career program focuses on students from underrepresented communities.

New award recognizes graduates who exemplify the school’s core values.

Meeting The Need For High-Quality Health Care Providers

As the population ages, the need for highly skilled nurses and healthcare providers will continue to grow at a rapid pace. RMU’s School of Nursing and Health Sciences is meeting this demand head-on with first-rate instruction and clinical experiences.

Students develop the strong technical and critical thinking skills they need to provide top quality, compassionate care. Scaife Hall opened in 2016 and features a Nuclear Medicine Technology Lab and an expanded Regional Research and Innovation in Simulation Education Center. Thanks to close ties with regional healthcare agencies, students receive outstanding clinical opportunities and an edge in this competitive and changing industry.

The B.S.N., M.S.N., and D.N.P. programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. The B.S. in Nuclear Medicine Technology is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology. The Regional Research and Innovation in Simulation Education (RISE) Center is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Healthcare Simulation Programs.

83%
of freshmen live on campus
84%
of graduates employed in their field of study
67%
of graduates had an internship in their field
95%
placement rate a year after graduation
120+
clubs and organizations
21.6
average student class size
17
miles from downtown Pittsburgh
16
NCAA Div. 1 teams
80%
of students complete an academic internship
77%
of graduates work in a professional or managerial position

Degrees & Programs - School of Nursing and Health Science

Departments - RMU School of Nursing and Health Sciences 

School of Nursing and Health Sciences Departments were designed to help students find success in the ever-changing and growing healthcare environment.

The Right People. The Right Experience.

The School of Nursing and Health Sciences faculty members aren't just teachers, they are leaders in their respective fields of practice, serving as clinicians and participating in professional organizations and boards.

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