School of Nursing

Career in Nursing

About School of Nursing

Nursing is an excellent career choice and one of the most rewarding professions you can enter. It offers challenges and security, financial rewards and personal fulfillment. It demands creativity and structure, human concern and leadership skills. As a nurse, you will assume the increasing responsibilities of providing direct patient care, and you will be constantly challenged by sophisticated procedures and technology.

Nursing Group 2

The St. Luke’s School of Nursing diploma program leads to licensure as a professional Registered Nurse (RN). According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Pennsylvania RNs earn an average annual salary of $66,570. The U.S. annual average salary for a full-time RN is $69,790.