Nursing Major

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.

Careers in Nursing

Nursing majors have diverse opportunities that include:

  • ‌Care for infants, children, adults, seniors
  • Specialize in cardiac, pulmonary, neurology, other areas
  • Work in hospital, clinic, hospice, industry, military
  • Educate patients, families and communities
  • Teach nursing students, conduct research
  • Manage a department or start a business
  • Work in disaster relief or mission nursing

Visit Discover Nursing for other possibilities.

Professionalism is...


"Professionalism is how someone carries one’s self. It is their behaviors, dress, attitude, etc. "

Morgan Kirk,

Learn more about all things professional at York College.