Nursing - Edinboro University
          Contact Info

          Department of Nursing
          Human Services Building,
          Room 124
          215 Scotland Road
          Edinboro, PA 16444
          Phone: (814) 732-2900

          Dr. Victoria Hedderick
          Department Chair
          Office: Human Services Building, Room 124
          Phone: (814) 732-1655 


          Edinboro's rigorous undergraduate and graduate degree programs taught by experienced nurses, a majority of whom hold terminal degrees, prepare students for demanding and rewarding careers in an array of healthcare settings. These programs are fully accredited programs and approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing.
          DNP program prepares advanced-practice nurses

          DNP program prepares advanced-practice nurses

          Lutz-McCain focuses on veteran care as member of EU’s first Doctor of Nursing Practice cohort

          Nursing major gains global perspective

          Nursing major gains global perspective

          EU nursing major Crystal Glover volunteered in the intensive care unit treating critically ill patients in Tanzania, Africa, with the Work the World Organization.

          EU's online nursing programs top the charts

          EU's online nursing programs top the charts

          MSN degree offered by Edinboro-Clarion consortium again ranked among nation’s best. 

          Doing Big Things

          Doing Big Things

          Nursing graduate lands challenging job at Duke University hospital.

            The Department of Nursing prepares professional nurses at the baccalaureate, master's and doctoral levels to meet the healthcare needs of individuals, families, groups and communities. Through professional nursing courses and clinical learning experiences, students learn to treat human responses to health and illness through the application of scientific knowledge.

            A highly qualified faculty fosters personal development, critical thinking, ethical decision-making, the appreciation of values and cultures, the acquisition of domain-specific nursing knowledge, and socialization into the roles of the professional and advanced practice nurse. Graduates of the Department emerge ready to pass their licensure and certification examinations and to function as professional nurses in a variety of healthcare settings. The NCLEX-RN pass rate for May 2015 graduates was 97.44%.

            Mission Statement

            “The mission of the Department of Nursing is consistent with the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education and Edinboro University focusing on student success to prepare the highest quality professional nurses to meet the local and global holistic healthcare needs of individuals, families, and communities.”

            Accreditation Statement

            The baccalaureate degree in nursing at Edinboro University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education and approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing.

            Unleash your potential with a degree in Nursing.  

            Read success stories from alumni making the most of their Edinboro experience.

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            Minors & Programs

            Nursing Practice, Doctorate of
            Doctor of Nursing Practice
            Concentration Code: 9005
            Department: Nursing
            Nursing, Master of Science
            Master of Science in Nursing
            Concentration Code: 8402
            Department: Nursing



            Course Sequence
            Accelerated Nursing
            Bachelor of Science Nursing
            Program Number: 0682
            Department: Nursing


            Continuing Education

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