School of Nursing
School's Advisory Board:
Front, from left, Patty Sharper-Moore, RN, BSN, SRHS; Jennie Slabe, VP of Administrative Affairs, Primary Health Network; Amy Croach, guidance counselor, Sharon High School.
Back, from left, David Hall, LPN, Mercer County Area Agency on Aging, Inc.; Linda Lucas, RN, BSN, Director of Education Services, SRHS; Dr. Kathleen Mastrian, Associate Professor of Nursing, Campus Coordinator, Penn State-Shenango; and Wendy Karlovic, RN, NHA, Executive Director, Health Link Services, Corporate Nurse/Risk Manager, The Nugent Group.
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School of Nursing
More than 100 years of excellence
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For General Questions about the School of Nursing- please call 724-983-3865 and leave a voicemail clearly stating your name and contact number.
The Sharon Regional Health System School of Nursing, located on the System's main campus at 740 E. State St., Sharon, Pennsylvania, has been educating registered professional nurses since 1899. Following the centennial anniversary in 1999, the School of Nursing curriculum was revised and streamlined to accommodate students in the 21st century. An affiliation with Penn State Shenango took effect in August 2013.
Students are provided with a wide variety of educational opportunities by Masters-prepared faculty. The school has articulation agreements with Youngstown State, Slippery Rock and Pennsylvania State universities.
School and Penn State Shenango announce affiliation for nursing education
Reasons to Choose our School of Nursing:
- Varied clinical experiences in a progressive Health System
- Affiliation with Penn State Shenango
- Articulation with three major universities
- ACEN accredited
- Employment rate of 95 percent
- NCLEX Licensure pass rate: 68 percent in 2010; 100 percent in 2011; 100 percent in 2012; 81 percent in 2013
- Retention rate: 57 percent in 2010; 70 percent in 2011; 63 percent in 2012; 66 percent in 2013
- Financial aid availability
- Masters-prepared faculty with diverse clinical
- Simulation Lab
Information on TEAS registration, admission requirements, admission policy, and admission procedures.
The Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) test is a 4 part pre-entrance exam. Each student is required to earn a set benchmark score as determined by the school. The benchmark score(s) is provided to the student at the time of testing. The exam is administered at the Penn State Shenango campus and the exam will be offered again in the summer of 2015 (dates to be announced). The TEAS test can also be taken at any other location at any time.
Resource material to study for the
TEAS admission test at this site:
The School of Nursing prides itself in the quality and quantity of clinical experiences. Students experience varied acute and long-term clinical sites within Sharon Regional including Behavioral Health Services , Cancer Care Center , Diabetes Center, Dialysis, Heart & Vascular Institute , Transitional Care Unit, Women's Center, Advanced Wound Recovery Center, and Emergency Care Center.
Acceptance to Sharon Regional's School of Nursing is at the discretion of the Admission Committee and contingent upon passing a health examination. Applicants are selected in accordance with non-discriminatory practices. Requests for information should be addressed to: Admission Committee, School of Nursing, Sharon Regional Health System, 740 East State Street, Sharon, Pennsylvania, 16146; telephone 724-983-3911, ext. 4787; or e-mail SONAdmissions@srhs-pa.org.
Our School of Nursing information packet is available online. Click on each link below to view that page or to print. Pages are in Adobe PDF.
Admission Policy/Procedure (TEAS test info) (revised 5/13)
Curriculum Plan (revised 5/13)
Health System/School of Nursing overview
Important Information for all applicants
Tuition chart (Class of 2016)
Click here for a printable application that can be mailed to the School of Nursing with the application fee.
The School of Nursing is participating in the Federal Pell Grant and Direct Loan programs
(Title IV funding). Scholarships are available from a variety of sources.
the individuality of each student’s financial need, students may seek counseling from the School’s Financial Aid Officer who can be reached at 724-983-3988.
Contact the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN): 404-975-5000. ACEN, 3343 Peachtree Rd. NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326.