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Become an RN in just two years with our top-ranked nursing program

Ready for a rewarding, successful career in healthcare? Geisinger Lewistown Hospital School of Nursing is an affordable, fully accredited nursing degree program with RN and LPN-to-RN tracks. Whether you’re beginning, enhancing or changing your career, you can become an RN in as little as two years, receiving excellence in education and clinical experience. 

Learn from the best: Top 5% nursing school  
Ranked in the top 5 percent in Pennsylvania with 100 percent NCLEX passing rates — the highest in the state — Geisinger Lewistown Hospital School of Nursing is the perfect place to start a lifelong career in healthcare. With small class sizes, experienced faculty and a curriculum designed to shape nurse leaders, our program prepares you to meet the evolving needs of this challenging, ever-growing field.

Hands-on clinical experience at one of the nation’s most innovative health systems
Receive firsthand clinical training from day one with our hospital-based program. You’ll go beyond the classroom, learning patient-centered care rooted in Geisinger’s trusted values and evidence-based practices — right on Geisinger Lewistown Hospital’s campus. Better yet, you’ll be trained at Geisinger, recognized as one of the most innovative health systems in the country.

Nursing jobs, guaranteed*
Graduate, then start working as an RN the very next day! Nurses are in demand, now more than ever. Your Geisinger Lewistown Hospital School of Nursing RN degree guarantees you a job at Geisinger (or elsewhere) immediately upon graduation.
*Must pass NCLEX 

Now accepting applications for the Fall 2019 semester.

GLHSN grads are doing great things! 

“Ever since I stepped into an OR at 19, it was my goal to work in one. That dream became reality when, after graduating, I became an OR RN. Today, I’m nursing operations director of surgical suites for Geisinger’s Western Region.” 

– Heather Lehman, RN, Geisinger Lewistown Hospital School of Nursing alumna


100% of 2017 School of Nursing grads employed within 1 month

By the numbers:

  • Average starting salary: $52,000
  • Job placement rate: 100%
  • Student-faculty ratio: 10:1