Graduate Nursing Programs
The College of Nursing offers three graduate programs:
- Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
- Masters of Science in Nursing (MS)
- Doctorate in Nursing (PhD)
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
The College of Nursing now offers advanced practice nursing programs as a DNP degree. The DNP curricula build on previous the Master of Nursing program by providing education in:
- evidence-based practice,
- quality improvement,
- healthcare systems,
- leadership, and
- health care policy.
The DNP program prepares nurses for the highest level of practice in nursing. Learn more about our DNP program.
Masters of Science in Nursing (MS)
The College of Nursing offers Masters of Science degrees in several specialty areas, including:
- nursing education,
- nursing informatics, and
Learn more about the Masters of Science in nursing program.
Doctorate in Nursing (PhD)
The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Nursing program prepares students for research careers. Our PhD program emphasizes:
- synchronous distance learning,
- studying with a cohort,
- conference-based learning/on-campus intensives,
- mentorship between students and faculty with common research interests, and
- year-round study.
Learn more about our PhD program.