Curriculum & Course Descriptions

We offer a wide variety of courses for students so they may build the skills they need to be a nurturing and effective Registered Nurse (RN).


  • 50 Nursing Credit Equivalents
  • Up to 30 College Credits for Anatomy and Physiology I and II, Microbiology, English I and II, Psychology, Sociology, Nutrition, and Ethics
  • Credits earned qualify the student to take the state licensing exam (NCLEX) to become a Registered Nurse (RN)


For more information and detailed course descriptions, please view the 2021-2023 School of Nursing Catalog on the main page.


The Heritage Valley Kennedy School of Nursing Resource Center is a large computer lounge offering the student 24-hour access. This center houses twelve desktop computers with electronic access to an online library database supplied through the affiliated university. Student access to EBSCO – an electronic lab and pharmaceutical resource – is also available. On-site printed copies of all required and recommended texts are available for use by the student in the center.