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Conemaugh School of Nursing

This program has temporarily adopted a "virtual" program delivery during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Conemaugh School of Nursing provides first-rate training needed for a rewarding, stable, and financially secure nursing career.

  • Two-year accredited program approved by Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing 
  • High job placement within weeks of graduation
  • 990 hours of clinical practicum
  • Low student-to-faculty ratios
  • Training in one of less than 100 Comprehensive Level accredited simulation laboratories in the world by the American College of Surgeons. Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center's Medical Skills Learning Center is equipped with state-of-the-art technology and simulation tools. This interactive training lab creates a safe, risk-free environment where students can master procedures and learn new techniques.
  • Affordable tuition and fees
  • Clinical experience in our Level 1 Regional Resource Trauma Center, Level 3 Regional Intensive Care Nursery, and Advanced Primary Stroke Center
  • Partnerships with several Pennsylvania colleges and universities
  • RN-to-BSN eligibility


Conemaugh School of Nursing has appeared on the list of approved nursing schools since the list was compiled in 1918 by:

Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing
PO Box 2649
Harrisburg, PA 17105
Phone: (717) 783-7142
Fax: (717) 783-0822 


Conemaugh School of Nursing is accredited by:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc.
3343 Peachtree Road, NE
Suite 850
Atlanta, Georgia 30326
Phone: (404) 975-5000
Fax: (404) 975-5020
Visit the ACEN website

Graduates of ACEN-accredited programs out perform other graduates on licensure and advanced-certification examinations. The ACEN focuses on curriculum, faculty and student outcomes.

The ACEN goals are:

  • Common core of standards and criteria
  • Foster education equity, access and mobility
  • Strengthen education quality
  • Advocate self-regulation
  • Promote peer review

Conemaugh Health System is required by U.S. Department of Education regulations to provide its students and prospective students with contact information for any relevant state official or agency that would appropriately handle a student’s complaint about Conemaugh’s education programs.  Students are encouraged to utilize Conemaugh’s internal complaint policies and procedures prior to filing a complaint with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.  If a concern cannot be addressed through internal processes, students or prospective students may file a complaint with the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Bureau of Consumer Protection (16th Floor, Strawberry Square, Harrisburg, PA 17120).  

Information about the Bureau of Consumer Protection’s process for submitting consumer complaints 
Phone: 800-441-2555