Our innovative 4-year Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program, gives you the best of both worlds: critical hands-on learning experiences within the UPMC Jameson School of Nursing plus a transformational educational experience at Westminster that includes coursework with faculty members who have deep nursing experience, plus coursework in a wide variety of disciplines.
The result of this collaborative agreement is a program of study that prepares you to be an excellent nurse and for future leadership opportunities and a wide variety of careers beyond traditional nursing. As a nursing student at Westminster, you’ll also have access to the full college experience, including living with friends on campus, participating in athletics, performing in music ensembles, and belonging to student clubs.
NCLEX-RN Pass Rates Class of 2023: First time attempt pass rate 9/13 (69%).
NOTE: 3 students completed a retake and passed by 12-31-22= 92% pass rate for all attempts.
NCLEX-RN Pass Rates Class of 2024: First time attempt pass rate 8/8 (100%).
This sample schedule for Nursing majors is offered for illustrative purposes. Please note that an individual student's schedule will vary based on interests and the schedule of course offerings.
Courses with a three-letter prefix (for example, SCI 135) are Westminster courses. Courses with an N prefix (for example, N 102) are Nursing Diploma Program courses held at the UPMC Jameson School of Nursing.
Courses with the UPMC designation are Westminster courses required by the UPMC Jameson School of Nursing and must be completed with an earned grade of C or better by the end of Year Three. First-Year Program (FYP) courses, Intellectual Perspectives (IP) courses, the Cluster Course (CC), which are Westminster graduation requirements, are indicated in italics.
NOTE: Students in Year Three may need personal transportation to and from clinical experiences. Students graduate from the UPMC Jameson School of Nursing at the end of Year Three and are eligible to take the NCLEX-RN Exam to earn licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN). Active RN license is required to begin the RN-BSN/Post-licensure Program in Year Four.
Please contact the Chair of the Nursing Department.