Nursing, MSN G
Designed for experienced nurses who are graduates of accredited BSN programs seeking additional education in nursing, our MSN program allows you to complete 30-credits (10 courses in approximately 1.5 years) in advanced nursing with a focus on quality, safety, and leadership.
What Can I Do with this Degree?
Today’s nursing workforce continues to expand its presence beyond the traditional healthcare settings—from practice to non-clinical roles in research, policy, and ethics. Career paths for those with nursing skills are diversifying too. Nurses increasingly find work in varied settings as they pursue careers with stability and flexibility. Here are just some of the many opportunities:
- Nurse Educator
- Nurse Manager
- Nurse Leader
- Chief Nursing Officer
- Director of Nursing
- Healthcare Administrator
- Staff Development
- Degree Awarded
- Master of Science
- Program Location
The Master of Science in Nursing program is designed in accordance with the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) MSN Essentials of Master’s Education in Nursing (2011) as a pathway for nurse leaders to pursue a variety of nursing specialties.
Where Students and Alumni Intern and Work
- Abington Reproductive Medicine
- Abington-Jefferson Hospital
- Birches at Newtown
- Brightstar Care of North Bucks
- Capital Health RN
- Cooper University Health
- Einstein Medical Center
- Genesis Hopkins Center
- Horsham Clinic RN
- Hospital of University of Pennsylvania
- Jefferson Health-RN
- Lankenau Medical Center
- Magee Rehabilitation
- Manor Care Huntington Valley
- Nazareth Hospital
- Thomas Jefferson University
- UPMC Hamot Hospital
- UPMC Pinnacle Harrisburg Hospital
- Virtua Marlton Hospital-RN
- Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes
- Virtua Willingboro Hospital
Our faculty are at the heart of student success.
Nursing, BSN UG
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) prepares students to become nurse generalists who work in diverse healthcare settings to meet societal needs. The Nursing curriculum focuses on the development of clinical judgment and critical thinking, evidence-based practice and research, leadership in nursing practice, and culturally-sensitive healthcare. Graduates of the BSN program are prepared to progress to advanced practice programs at the graduate level.
Doctor of Nursing Practice, DNP G
The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree is designed for nurses who seek to work in clinical and non-clinical environments. They may provide direct patient care or take on a leadership role that focuses on education or healthcare policy. This is an advanced degree for practicing nurses seeking an alternative to research-focused doctoral programs.
RN-BSN: Bachelor of Science in Nursing UG
The RN to BSN degree prepares students to become nurse generalists. The Nursing curriculum focuses on the development of management and leadership skills, culture-sensitive health care, individual and family assessment skills, and research in the nursing practice. Graduates of the Accelerated RN-BSN program will be prepared to progress to advanced practice programs at the graduate level.
- Accelerated Program