University of Pittsburgh Medical Center-Shadyside School of Nursing
Avg. Degree Length 2-4 years
Established in 1884, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center-Shadyside School of Nursing is a private institution dedicated towards training graduates in the nursing profession. Located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the school is closely affiliated to the University of Pittsburgh through the UPMC. UPMC-Shadyside School of Nursing offers a diploma degree in nursing. A small school with about 200 students, those enrolled in the program have the choice of opting for the 18-month full time program, or the longer part-time program. Shadyside’s close connection with UPMC is of great advantage to the program, and students receive extensive on-the-job training through their clinical hours, which is a mandatory requirement of the program. Pittsburgh is a great place to live in, with its diverse culture, rich history, and numerous entertainment options.