Nursing and Health Sciences

Pitt-Johnstown Nursing and Health Sciences Division

The Pitt-Johnstown Nursing and Health Sciences Division offers nationally recognized instruction utilizing our state-of-the-art Nursing and Health Sciences Building in a variety of programs that prepare students for rewarding careers in healthcare.

Pitt-Johnstown Nursing and Health Sciences

Pitt-Johnstown nursing programs include:

Through the Division of Nursing and Health Sciences, Pitt-Johnstown maintains cooperative relationships with healthcare facilities in the greater Johnstown area and in the surrounding counties of west and south-central Pennsylvania. Locally, these relationships include Memorial Medical Center, Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center, Chan Soon-Shiong Research Institute and UPMC Altoona.

Pitt-Johnstown nursing students make significant contributions within the community.

  • Nursing and health students provided 480 clinical hours to Area Agency on Aging senior centers in Somerset, Cambria, Westmoreland and Indiana counties during the fall 2016 term.
  • The students worked more than 300 hours at the Free Medical Clinic, providing support to Cambria County's medically underserved.

Projects involving the Pitt-Johnstown chapter of the Student Nurses Association Pennsylvania (SNAP) included the providing of "balance for life" screenings at various sites, senior fair work, and flu shot clinics.

Nursing students have a formalized channel through which they assist with meeting healthcare needs of our region by chartering a new club, the Pitt-Johnstown Red Cross Club.

Nursing Department
214 Nursing and Health Sciences Building
814-269-2995
1-800-765-4875

Allied Health Programs Department
111 Biddle Hall
814-269-2960