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Conemaugh School of Nursing 


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
  • Renovated facilities to include a simulation and computer lab, and classrooms complete with state-of-the-art technology.  
  • 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 for RN-to-BSN opportunities exist with Carlow, Drexel, Grand Canyon, and Mount Aloysius providing our graduates reduced tuition and generous transfer options.

Approval

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
www.dos.state.pa.us 


Accreditation

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:

  • Supporting nursing education and transition-to-practice programs in obtaining and maintaining accreditation
  • Promoting peer-review
  • Advocating for self-regulation
  • Fostering quality, equity, access, opportunity, mobility, and preparation for practice, or transition-to-practice, at all levels of nursing preparation
  • Developing standards and criteria for accreditation


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