School of Nursing and Health Sciences

News & Events

22 DNP students & several RMU DNP alumni joined Dr. Denise Ramponi in Lobby Day in Harrisburg to support Full Practice Authority bills for Nurse Practitioners.  The students met with their legislators and educated them about Senate Bill 25 & House Bill 100 and educated them to support the bills. 

Two Robert Morris University DNP Students were nominated for the Nurse Practitioner Association of Southwestern PA outstanding NP student award - Teresa Celestin from the Psych Mental Health NP program & Katherine Ringstad from the Family NP program. CONGRATULATIONS to Katy Ringstad who was chosen as the winner! Proud of both our graduates!  

The 171st Refueling Wing spent time at the RMU RISE Center this week, culminating in patient transport drills with Blackhawk helicopters landing on the Nicholson lawn.  - Thank you 171st, Army flight crew, Chief Mink and officers, Moon Twp. fire company, and RMU for the support to make this happen.

Meeting The Need For High-Quality Health Care Providers

As the population ages, the need for highly skilled nurses and healthcare providers will continue
to grow at a rapid pace. RMU’s School of Nursing and Health Sciences is meeting this demand
head-on with first-rate instruction and clinical experiences.

Students develop the strong technical and critical thinking skills they need to provide top
quality, compassionate care. Scaife Hall opened in 2016 and features a Nuclear Medicine
Technology Lab and an expanded Regional Research and Innovation in Simulation Education
Center. Thanks to close ties with regional healthcare agencies, students receive outstanding
clinical opportunities and an edge in this competitive and changing industry.

The B.S.N., M.S.N., and D.N.P. programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate
Nursing Education. The B.S. in Nuclear Medicine Technology is accredited by the Joint Review
Committee on Education Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology. The Regional Research and
Innovation in Simulation Education (RISE) Center is accredited by the Council for Accreditation
of Healthcare Simulation Programs.

84%
of graduates employed in their field of study
17
miles from downtown Pittsburgh
16
NCAA Div. 1 teams
120+
clubs and organizations
67%
of graduates had an internship in their field
77%
of graduates work in a professional or managerial position
95%
placement rate a year after graduation
21.6
average student class size
83%
of freshmen live on campus
80%
of students complete an academic internship

Degrees & Programs - School of Nursing and Health Science

Departments - RMU School of Nursing and Health Sciences 

School of Nursing and Health Sciences Departments were designed to help students find success in the ever-changing and growing healthcare environment.

The Right People. The Right Experience.

The School of Nursing and Health Sciences faculty members aren't just teachers, they are leaders in their respective fields of practice, serving as clinicians and participating in professional organizations and boards.

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