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Nursing R.N. to B.S.

Registered nurses who have a diploma or associate degree in nursing have the opportunity to earn a baccalaureate degree through the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree program. 

The program is adjusted to allow individuals with family, community, and time constraints the opportunity to pursue the degree in the convenience of their home area. Students have the opportunity to work collaboratively with faculty in designing experiences in the clinical setting that meet their needs.


School Nurse

The College of Nursing Outreach programs and Penn State Outreach offer a variety of courses aimed at keeping individuals updated on current health issues facing school nurses and teachers. New courses are developed each summer and include current, relevant topics, including autism and bullying. Earn your Act 48 credits by enrolling in one of our classes offered at a campus near you.

Online Course Offering

You may be eligible for funding that will help you complete a baccalaureate degree at Penn State Beaver.

Participants must have completed two years of appropriate and transferable courses to complete a degree completion program and must be registered with Career Link.

Choose from the following Degree Completion Programs:

The Bachelor of Science in Information Sciences and Technology Degree was established to build leaders for our digital and global economy.

Local and national industry leaders have expressed a need for a new kind of information technology professional, i.e. one who offers not only technical expertise, but also proficiency in finding, analyzing, and managing information in any global setting.

The Penn State IST program is dynamic and highly interdisciplinary. As business and technology landscapes change, additions and improvements to IST courses are made, and special-topics courses are created to enable students to receive real-time information about the IT world.

In advance of earning their degrees, students gain training in state-of-the-art technology and have the opportunity to apply these skills in real situations for profit and not-for-profit organizations in Beaver County and throughout western Pennsylvania.

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Degree is an upper-division, professionally-oriented degree program designed for individuals who are seeking general preparation in business.

The degree combines the theoretical underpinnings of core business disciplines, most notably management, marketing, finance, and logistics, and offers applied study in a practical setting. Course work focuses on the competencies that produce graduates who think and write clearly, analyze and evaluate business data accurately, and collaborate with others effectively.

The Bachelor of Arts and the Bachelor of Science in Psychology Degree each require 124 credits to graduate. The psychology major combines the knowledge, skills, and values of psychology with a liberal arts foundation. Individuals will develop a knowledge base consisting of concepts, theory, empirical findings, and trends within psychology.

Participants will understand and apply basic research methods in psychology; use critical thinking and the scientific approach to solve problems related to behavior and mental processes; apply psychological principles to personal and social issues; and be able to understand the gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, culture, and class issues in psychological theory, research, and practice.


For information about any of these programs, please contact Marian Vendemia, director of continuing education at Penn State Beaver, 724-773-3767, or contact the Office of Continuing Education, 724-773-3700.


Office of Continuing Education
102 Ross Administration Building
Penn State Beaver
100 University Drive
Monaca, PA 15061

Phone: 724-773-3700
Fax: 724-773-3769 

Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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