School of Nursing

In the Pittsburgh region, healthcare occupations are projected to grow nearly twice as fast as the job market overall for the next ten years.*

Touch the lives of patients and their families.

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Associate in Science, Nursing

Imagine going from a beginning student just learning the profession to a registered nurse delivering quality care to patients in just 21 months.

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Associate in Science in Nursing, LPN to ASN Track

PTC’s LPN to ASN track provides practicing LPNs advanced standing in his or her quest to become a registered nurse. 

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Certificate, Practical Nursing

In a 12-month program that’s rigorous and focused, you’ll learn hands-on as you prepare to enter the profession in a region that continues to grow as a healthcare hub that offers a diverse range of nursing opportunities.

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“I have found a career that not only is in demand, but one that I enjoy.” Melissa C., Practical Nursing graduate, Licensed Practical Nurse, Masonic Village of Sewickley

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Nursing Simulation Center

Out of the classroom and into a hospital-like setting
Pittsburgh Technical College’s Nursing Simulation Center is where you’ll enhance your learning with state-of-the-industry medical equipment and patient simulators.

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Student Support

You’re not alone on your journey.
That’s because PTC offers a wide range of support services, beginning with smaller classes and hands-on, interactive learning to assistance outside of class.

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School of Nursing Philosophy

Helping you realize your full potential
Consistent with the mission of Pittsburgh Technical College as a whole, the School of Nursing supports the empowerment of students to succeed in life through the development of general knowledge and skills, as well as discipline-specific knowledge and skills.

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Career Services

Your success is at the heart of what we do
When you’re ready to take all that you’ve learned out into the real world, our Career Services team will work with you to help build your job-search skills and connect you to potential employers. And, you can continue to count on their expertise and support throughout your career.

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Ready to get started? Attend one of our nursing info sessions.

Learn about the courses and the license you need to become a practical nurse or registered nurse. Explore our campus, experience our nursing classrooms and hands-on labs, and visit our Nursing Simulation Center where you'll work with lifelike, responsive mannequins. They're so realistic you might forget they aren't real patients.

*“Inflection Point: Supply, Demand and the Future of Work in the Pittsburgh Region,” 2016

A nonprofit Institution

PTC can help launch your career with a hands-on, personal approach
and a wide range of advantages over traditional institutions.

Pittsburgh Technical College, 1111 McKee Road, Oakdale PA, 15071
(412) 809-5100

Pittsburgh Technical College admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.