Nursing

UPMC Schools of Nursing

UPMC Schools of Nursing include four, hospital-based schools of nursing in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area: Jameson Memorial Hospital School of Nursing, Mercy School of Nursing, Shadyside School of Nursing and St. Margaret School of Nursing.

Equivalent Prerequisite Courses at Jameson Memorial Hospital School of Nursing (Westminster College)
Required Courses
Semester Hours
Jameson Memorial Equivalent
Statistics for Health Sciences
3 MTH 135
Anatomy & Physiology
8 BIO 135 & 136
Microbiology 3 BIO 137
Psychology or Sociology
3 PSY 225
Psychology or Sociology 3 SOC 101 or PSY 101
First-Year English 3 WRI 111
Intermediate English
3 None
History Elective
3 HIS 101/102 or 105/106
Fine Arts or Humanities Elective
3 PHI 240
Cultural Diversity Elective 3 Elective
Equivalent Prerequisite Courses at Mercy Hospital School of Nursing (Carlow University)
Required Courses
Semester Hours
Mercy Equivalent
Statistics for Health Sciences
3 MAT 106
Anatomy & Physiology
8 BIO 201 & 202
Microbiology 3 BIO 227
Psychology or Sociology
3 PY 122
Psychology or Sociology 3 SOC 152 or PY 101
First-Year English 3 CC 100 (or SKW 101/102)
Intermediate English
3 CC 101
History Elective
3 HIS 170/171
Fine Arts or Humanities Elective
3 PH 210
Cultural Diversity Elective 3 Elective
Equivalent Prerequisite Courses at Shadyside School of Nursing & St. Margaret School of Nursing (Chatham University)
Required Courses
Semester Hours
Shadyside & St. Margaret Equivalent
Statistics for Health Sciences
3 STA 110
Anatomy & Physiology
8 BIO 116 & 117
Microbiology 3 BIO 115
Psychology or Sociology
3 PSY 251
Psychology or Sociology 3 SOC 101/PSY 101
First-Year English 3 ENG 102
Intermediate English
3 ENG 103
History Elective
3 HIS 100/102
Fine Arts or Humanities Elective
3 PHI 210
Cultural Diversity Elective 3 CST 183

Courses labeled "elective" are general education courses that are part of the RN-BSN program. You can apply and start the RN-BSN program before you complete these general education courses; however, these courses are required to graduate with a BSN.