Nursing (RN to BSN)

Nursing (RN to BSN)


Penn State New Kensington offers registered nurses in Allegheny, Armstrong, Butler, Westmoreland, and other surrounding counties the opportunity to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.  Penn State New Kensington also offers prerequisite courses for students enrolling in diploma, associate degree and baccalaureate nursing programs. Students may complete several of the RN to BSN Nursing courses without a RN License while in a pre-licensure nursing program.

Our students can take one of three different paths to becoming a registered nurse.  Read this General Information to see all of the options available when it comes to obtaining a nursing education at Penn State. 

This 120-credit nursing curriculum is fully accredited, and the Penn State New Kensington degree is identical to the degree earned at the College of Nursing at Penn State University Park.

This Nursing degree program is one of three Penn State New Kensington baccalaureate degrees that can be completed in evening hours. Learn more about our evening programs.