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    Open Doors with a Degree in Nursing

    Scranton’s Nursing program provides various hands-on learning experiences beginning sophomore year in two state-of-the-art simulation labs and operating room suites with simulation capability.
    December 15, 2021
    By: By Alison D’Mello ’22, student correspondent

    The U.S. News & World Report lists nursing as one of the top-ranking jobs in healthcare, while the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics projects growth of job for nurses at higher than that of most other professions.

    According to The University of Scranton’s First Destination survey for the Class of 2020, the average salary of a Scranton nursing graduate 12 months after graduating was $62,943.

    Scranton’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing program aims to prepare students for a variety of inpatient and outpatient settings with clinical experiences beginning in their sophomore year.  Using an active-learning approach in state-of-the-art simulation laboratories, highly qualified teacher-scholars train students in patient-centered and evidence-based care.

    In addition, undergraduate students have the opportunity to complete clinical work in a variety of settings including: specialty hospital units, ICU, operating rooms, emergency departments, inpatient, outpatient, community health center, home care and hospice.

    Scranton Nursing graduates work at some of the most prestigious hospitals and outpatient practices in the U.S. including: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Lehigh Valley Health Network, Georgetown University Medical Center and more.

    Alison D’Mello ’22, East Brunswick, New Jersey, is a social media strategies major at The University of Scranton.
    Alison D’Mello ’22, East Brunswick, New Jersey, is a social media strategies major at The University of Scranton.
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