Welcome to Clarion University of Pennsylvania's Department of Nursing!
Nursing provides endless career paths and employment opportunities. Our nursing programs provide the opportunity to start and/or continue your nursing career.
Our ASN (Associate of Science in Nursing Program) program, a pre-licensure program, is located at Venango College of Clarion University, Oil City, PA. The curriculum includes Classroom, Practice Lab, Simulation Lab, and Health Care Facility experiences. We collaborate with many area agencies to provide a variety of experiences for the ASN student.
Our RN-BSN (Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program) completion program offers the RN (ASN or Diploma graduate) the ability to pursue a BSN in an on-line learning environment. We accept students from all over the United States. Attaining a BSN degree offers broader employment opportunities and advancement in nursing.
Our MSN (The Master of Science Program) program (Clarion University-Edinboro University Consortium) has two concentrations: Family Nurse Practitioners and Nurse Educators. The didactic coursework is on-line; focused clinical and internship experiences are in local healthcare and educational agencies. Students must live within two hours drive of Edinboro University or Clarion University-Clarion, Venango or Pittsburgh campus.
The nursing faculty are experienced educators with expertise in many nursing specialties. They are passionate about maintaining the excellence of our NLNAC accredited programs.
Whether you are ready to begin or to continue your nursing career, we hope you will choose Clarion University's Department of Nursing.
Don't hesitate to contact me or the appropriate clerical support with questions or to set up an appointment.
Angela West, MSN RN
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Chair, Department of Nursing