Rita Wise, DEd, MSN, RN

Program Director


Dr. Rita Wise has been in the Nursing profession for 30 years. Her educational background includes a BS in Nursing from Penn State University, an MSN from De Sales University, and a Doctorate in Adult Education from Penn State University. She has taught in all levels of Nursing Education. She has a passion for the adult learner and helping students achieve their professional goals as well as helping students gain a new perspective.

Dr. Wise has been a faculty member at PA College since 2010 and has served as Program Director of the Associates, Masters, and Doctor of Nursing Practice programs. She has been actively involved in the development of various nursing programs at the College. She is an active member of the Psi Pi chapter of Sigma Theta Tau at PA College. Her research interests include professional socialization and concept-based education. She serves as a reviewer for Magnet submissions for the AACN. She also serves as a chair and committee member for doctoral-level projects.




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