I fully anticipated this development after Abington merged with Jeff as Abington Hospital requiring BSN degree within 5 ears of hire recently.
Found at Philadelphia Business Journal
Jefferson opening 2nd campus for nursing students
Thomas Jefferson University and Health System will close the diploma program at Abington Memorial Hospital’s Dixon School of Nursing after the current students finish their studies and then open a second bachelor of science in nursing there.
Jefferson said the decision to transition the diploma program in Willow Grove to a bachelor’s program, which is pending approval from the Pennsylvania Board of Nursing, came as part of the integration process that began after Abington and Jefferson agreed to merge in late January
Starting in fall 2017 after the graduation of Dixon’s current evening/weekend class, Willow Grove will be a second campus for Jefferson’s bachelor’s in nursing program, joining the Center City location...