The nursing major at York College stands out among other programs in Pennsylvania and beyond because student learning focuses on evidence-based practice, which challenges nurses to look at the “why” behind existing methods and processes in the search for improvement. Through state-of-the-art labs and simulation equipment, as well as clinical experience at various locations, students learn to apply research, guidelines and other resources to provide the best patient care possible. The nursing major at York College provides the opportunities of a large, established program with the individualized attention of a private college.
You will have a choice of two tracks as a York College Nursing major. Both offer the same courses and clinical experiences in the same order. The tracks differ in how many courses you take during each semester.
|Track 1 - Spring Clinical Progression||Track 2 - Fall Clinical Progression|
|Eight semesters - 3 general education, 5 clinical||Nine semesters - 4 general education, 5 clinical|
|Required to have two lab sciences every semester||Not required to have two lab sciences every semester|
|Must complete a summer minimester||No summer minimesters required|
|Heavier course load each semester||Carry a more even and manageable distribution of credits every semester|
|Clinical courses begin Spring of sophomore year||Clinical courses begin Fall of junior year|
|Graduation in May (4 years)||Graduation in December (4 ½ years)|
Both Nursing Track 1 (Spring Clinical Progression) and Nursing Track 2 (Fall Clinical Progression) students must adhere to the course sequence of their respective curricula.
What is important to you? Class size? Clinical experience?
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Interested in learning more? Prospective students are invited to tour the nursing facilities. Appointments are required. Schedule your personal tour today by contacting Allison Malachosky 717.815.1243