Danielle Spirnak teaches a student

Danielle Curran DNP, MSN, RN assists a student at the Nursing SIM Lab

College of Health and Wellness

Carlow University’s NCLEX pass rates are among the highest in Southwestern Pennsylvania.

The College of Health and Wellness at Carlow provides you with a strong academic and clinical background for entry into professional nursing, as well as leadership preparation at the bachelor's, master's, and doctoral levels. Pittsburgh is a world-renowned leader in the field of medicine and healthcare where you'll have access to leading hospitals and healthcare institutions all around you while learning at an exceptional university. 

College of Health and Wellness Programs



Outcomes (2017-2018)

99% of job-seeking graduates of the College of Health and Wellness found employment immediately after graduation. The outcome rate of those seeking continued education was 100%. The median full-time salary for graduates was $58,240. Grads found employment in such organizations as Allegheny Health Network, Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, STAT MedEvac and Heritage Valley Health System. For more information about outcomes, check out our #ClearlyCarlow page


The mission of the College of Health and Wellness is to offer transformational educational opportunities for a diverse community of learners who are prepared as health care professionals to contribute to the quality and safety of healthcare for all. Our learner-centered curriculum is aligned with the scholar-practitioner model, evidence based and practice focused. Consistent with the heritage and values of the Sisters of Mercy, graduates are expected to excel as compassionate, responsible leaders in the creation of a just and merciful world. 


The College of Health and Wellness will be renowned for educating health care professionals at all levels who are career-ready, innovative and forward thinking, ethical leaders and scholars committed to the creation of a just and merciful world. 


Lynn George, PhD, RN, CNE