Chatham University

About Pathways to Nursing

Chatham University

  • Pathways to Nursing is offered through a unique collaboration between Chatham University and the UPMC Shadyside School of Nursing.
  • Get the most out of Chatham's excellent science curriculum, our 140-year heritage of education, and the ability to experience the full undergraduate experience, including residential life, student activities and all the added benefits of living in Pittsburgh – consistently voted one of America's and the world's most livable cities.
  • Chatham University and UPMC Shadyside School of Nursing offer dedicated nursing faculty (not teaching assistants) and the same academic advisor for all 4 years.
  • All Chatham University students are provided with a new 13-inch MacBook Pro as part of the curriculum (technology fee included each year).

Shadyside School of Nursing

  • Earn your nursing diploma through UPMC Shadyside School of Nursing, a National League for Nursing (NLN) Center of Excellence in Nursing Education and accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).
  • Chatham's RN-BSN program is fully accredited by The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
  • UPMC Shadyside School of Nursing offers a state-of-the-art human simulation lab and one of the few problem-based learning (PBL) nursing programs in the United States.
  • Learn more about Shadyside School of Nursing