Thomas Jefferson University

Jefferson College of Nursing

DNP: Post-MSN

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Program Information

Degrees Offered:

DNP: Post-MSN

Format: Online

Program Description:

The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) is a practice doctorate designed to prepare professional nurses for scholarly practice as clinical and health systems experts who will lead and inspire health care improvement and reform.

Jefferson DNP graduates are known for:

  • Leading distinguished advocacy groups, community initiatives and state and national-level organizations
  • Influencing the continuing development of nursing science in clinical practice, administration, education, research and advocacy
  • Publishing in prestigious journals

 

The Post-Master of Science in Nursing program is a 36-credit, 2-5 year traditional track for graduates of an MSN program. To accommodate working healthcare professionals, Jefferson’s DNP program offers:

  • Choice of full-time or part-time plan of study
  • Spring, Summer or Fall start-date options
  • All coursework completed online

 

ABOUT JEFFERSON COLLEGE OF NURSING

Jefferson College of Nursing is an integral part of a premier academic medical center, Thomas Jefferson University and Hospitals. In 2015 the College (formerly known as the Jefferson School of Nursing) was ranked by U.S.News & World Report among the top 100 Best Graduate Nursing Schools in the country, based on reputation, acceptance rate, student-faculty ratio and faculty credentials. The College of Nursing is also a designated National League for Nursing Center of Excellence in Nursing Education 2015-2019.

Accreditation:

Middle States (MSCHE) & Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

International Student Requirements:

TOEFL or IELTS

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $1,129

Classification: Specialized Institution—Medical school or medical center

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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