Application deadlines are April 25, 2016 for the Class of 2016-2018. Classes will begin in September of 2016. Interested applicants may now register for an Informational Session and Pre-entrance exam (see Application Procedure Checklist and Testing Information for details).
Classes will start in September 2016, approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing. The curriculum is a 16-month nursing program (20-months when including pre-requisites) offering 60 weeks of nursing instruction in four semesters along with four integrated college credit courses taught (one course per semester) online through California University of PA as per the articulation agreement between WHSSN and Cal U. Two week breaks are currently scheduled between each semester.
To be considered for September, 2016 admission, all pre-requisites need to be successfully completed (with a “C” or better) by a date to be determined. An official transcript showing proof of completion must be received by the Washington Health System School of Nursing prior to the start of orientation to begin enrollment with the cohort of students in September 2016.
Any *pre-requisite college credit courses not yet taken or currently enrolled in at the time of application into the WHSSN program are required to be taken through California University of PA as per the articulation agreement between WHSSN and Cal U. Online classes are available.
*Pre-requisite college credits include: Human Anatomy (or Anatomy and Physiology I), Human Physiology (or Anatomy and Physiology II), English Composition, and Developmental Psychology. NOTE: All science credits (Anatomy and Physiology) must have been completed within the past five years, as well from the same institution.
The admission procedure includes the ATI TEAS examination with a minimum Academic Preparedness Level of Proficiency with a score of greater than or equal to 65% being recommended. If the ATI TEAS is taken a second time the higher score will be considered. You will also be required to schedule a time to complete a brief essay composition at the Washington Health System School of Nursing.
Applications are also currently being accepted for the Class of 2018 (May 8, 2017 start date). The deadline for applications and receipt of final transcripts to be determined.
Information Sessions will be held on the following dates between 1:00pm-3:00pm, please call P. Zink at (724) 223-3167 for your appointment.
February 10, 2016 March 10, 2016 April 13, 2016 May 11, 2016 June 15, 2016