School of Nursing
The Sharon Regional Health System School of Nursing, located on the
System's main campus at 740 E. State St., Sharon, PA, has been educating
registered professional nurses since 1899. Following the centennial
anniversary in 1999, the curriculum was revised and streamlined to
accommodate students in the 21st century.
January 2001, students complete all pre-requisite college courses
prior to admission, making the nursing program 16 months in length.
Students will be provided with a wide variety of educational opportunities
by Masters-prepared faculty. The school has articulation agreements
with Youngstown State, Slippery Rock and Penn State universities.
The School of Nursing prides itself in the quality and quantity of
clinical experiences. Students experience varied acute and long-term
clinical sites within Sharon Regional including Centers for Behavioral
Health, Cancer Care, Diabetes and Endocrinology, Dialysis, Heart,
Women's Health, Advanced Wound Care and Emergency Medicine.
Acceptance to Sharon Regional's School of Nursing is at the discretion
of the Admission Committee and contingent upon passing a health examination.
Applicants are selected in accordance with non-discriminatory practices.
Requests for information should be addressed to: Director, School
of Nursing, Sharon Regional Health System, 740 East State Street,
Sharon, PA.16146; telephone (724) 983-3865; or e-mail [email protected].
In its commitment to Nursing Education, Sharon Regional Health System
provides scholarships to employees interested in pursuing a career
in nursing. The School of Nursing also sponsors scholarships to selected
A wide variety of programs are available to assist students with educational
costs. The School of Nursing participates in the Federal Pell Grant
and Stafford Loan programs. Students are eligible for state grants
according to state of residence.
All students who seek financial aid must complete the application
for federal and state grants each year in order to determine financial
In addition to the various federal and state programs, a series of
private scholarships and loans are available from various sources.
Students are encouraged to be aware that although financial aid is
available and may be a considerable source of help, it should by no
means be relied upon to cover the entire cost of attending nursing
Written financial aid information is available upon request and
individual counseling can be arranged by appointment with the Financial
Aid Office at 724-983-3988.
REASONS TO CHOOSE SHARON REGIONAL'S SCHOOL OF NURSING
· Varied clinical experiences in a progressive Health System
· Articulation with three major universities
· NLN accredited
· Employment rate of 95 percent
· Licensure pass rate of 94 percent
· Financial Aid availability
· 16 month program
· Central location
· Master-prepared faculty with diverse clinical experience