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NEW - Accelerated R.N. to B.S. in Nursing

Accelerate your nursing degree. Courses are offered in a seven-week format in classrooms that include the latest interactive video conferencing technology. This program is offered through the Pennsylvania State University College of Nursing.

For more information on the Accelerated R.N. to B.S. in Nursing program, please visit the Penn State College of Nursing website or contact the program coordinator at Penn State Schuylkill at:

Marianne T. Adam Ph.D., R.N., CRNP
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Penn State Schuylkill
200 University Drive
Schuylkill Haven, PA 17992
Office: 570-385-6061


The major in Nursing is accredited by:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road NE
Suite 850
Atlanta, GA  30326
Phone: 404-975-5000
Fax: 404-975-5020

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
One Dupont Circle NW
Suite 530
Washington, DC 20036

Part-time and full-time students with a registered nurse license may enroll in the major at University Park or at one of seven other Penn State locations (Abington, Altoona College, Capital College, and University College: Fayette, Mont Alto, New Kensington, Schuylkill, Shenango, and Worthington-Scranton).

Upon admission, previous college course work will be considered for transfer into the nursing program.  The student must have earned a C or better and provide an official transcript.

Senate legislation 42-97 Credit by Portfolio Assessment enables students to receive credit for certain prescribed nursing courses. When enrolled in any clinical courses, the student is responsible for obtaining necessary compliances and providing necessary proof of compliance to the institution/clinical site. Please refer to the Penn State College of Nursing R.N. to B.S. Handbook.

Students also are responsible for their own transportation to clinical settings and may need the use of a car.

Click HERE for a recommended academic plan for the bachelor of science degree in Nursing at Penn State Schuylkill.


For admissions information on how to apply to Penn State Schuylkill, contact:
David Chavira, Adult Enrollment Coordinator
(570) 385-6286







Click on the above logo to download the RN to BS program brochure

R.N. to B.S. in Nursing
Penn State Schuylkill
Contact information

Anne Joos
Staff Assistant