Mercyhurst Magazine Fall 2022

NURSES START HERE All six programs in Mercyhurst’s Department of Nursing are now in one convenient location with one shared goal: to graduate experienced nursing professionals. This newly renovated space on our campus in Erie, Pennsylvania, houses one of the best nursing facilities in the region. With a variety of nursing programs—both online and on-campus—designed to fit your academic needs and future career goals, we ensure that in just a few years, our students graduate prepared to begin a successful nursing career.


Practical Nursing (PN) | One-Year Certificate Mercyhurst’s one-year certificate program prepares students for a career as a licensed practical nurse (LPN). Upon completion of this program, graduates are eligible to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses (NCLEX-PN). Our LPN alumni often return to complete an associate degree in our two-year LPN-to-RN Bridge program. Registered Nursing (RN) | Two-Year Associate of Science Mercyhurst’s Associate of Science in Nursing program prepares students for a career as a registered nurse (RN). Upon completion of the program, graduates are eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). LPN-to-RN Bridge Program | Two-Year Associate of Science For those already a licensed practical nurse (LPN), Mercyhurst’s RN Bridge program allows students to earn an Associate of Science degree in Nursing and prepare for licensure as a registered nurse (RN) through Mercyhurst’s ASN articulation program.

RN-to-BSN | Two-Year Bachelor of Science For those already a registered nurse (RN) with an associate degree or diploma in nursing, Mercyhurst’s RN-to-BSN program allows students to advance their careers with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. Our flexible RN-to-BSN program combines online courses with in-person learning. *NEW* BSN | Four-Year Bachelor of Science Mercyhurst’s newest nursing program provides a four-year undergraduate degree in nursing. This program is designed for students who want to team the traditional college experience with a supportive, hands-on environment to earn their Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Integrative Nursing Leadership | Master of Science in Nursing Mercyhurst’s Master of Science in Integrative Nursing program is perfect for baccalaureate-prepared nurses who want to enhance their leadership skills in the nursing world. Our MSN program offers a 32-credit curriculum designed with working professionals in mind. The flexibility of Mercyhurst’s 100% online program provides a competitive edge in the marketplace while maintaining the flexibility you need. This program can be completed in one to two years.

Apply today at . Questions? Contact the Office of Graduate and Professional Admissions at or 814-824-3351 .

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