Affiliation & History

Affiliation & History

For over 120 years PA College has grown from one nursing program with a handful of students to nearly 20 degree options with over 1,800 students enrolled.

Our Affiliation

Our affiliation with Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health guarantees that you’ll receive clinical access to one of the largest health systems in south central Pennsylvania. This includes:

  • Lancaster General Hospital (533 beds)
  • Women & Babies Hospital (98 beds)
  • Lancaster Rehabilitation Hospital (59 beds)
  • 14 outpatient centers
  • Several urgent care sites

At these facilities, you’ll work with cutting-edge technology and equipment. You’ll learn alongside some of the industry’s top health care professionals, building important relationships from day one.

What that means for Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health employees

Advance your career, tuition-free. Eligible Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health employees receive 100 percent tuition reimbursement* at Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences, and dependents are eligible for a 10 percent discount. Choose from our wide variety of health care programs, certificates and degrees, all tailored to fit your busy lifestyle.

*Less any taxes and non-tuition fees

About Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health

Lancaster General Hospital is a three-time Magnet hospital for Nursing Excellence. In 2015, U.S. News & World Report ranked LG Health one of the best in the nation for three specialties, and among the top five hospitals in Pennsylvania.

These distinctions recognize LG Health’s excellence in treating the sickest patients and measuring reputation, outcomes, safety and other care-related indicators. Onsite clinical experience here prepares you to meet any situation, for a lifetime of health care success and career satisfaction.

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