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New Academic Programs

Duquesne University is launching several new programs beginning in 2014...

  • Biomedical Engineering - Undergraduate Major 
    With broad applicability and much faster than average career growth, biomedical engineering is a great major to pursue. This program will be select and focused on high quality curriculum and meaningful research experience. Graduates will be well-prepared for careers in healthcare, manufacturing, research and government as well as graduate studies, law school, medical or other professional doctoral programs.
  • RN-BSN (Online)
    The demand for BSN-prepared nurses in the workplace is accelerating following the release of a 2010 landmark report from the Institute of Medicine, The Future of Nursing: Leading Change/Advancing Health. Therefore, the School of Nursing is launching a new RN-BSN program which builds on the Registered Nurse's initial nursing preparation. This completely online program provides flexibility for working professionals to enhance professional development and career advancement. The curriculum includes unique courses that are relevant and timely for today's nursing leaders.
  • Occupational Therapy Doctorate (Online)
    Designed for OTs who want to develop the expertise to advance their career in clinical practice, take leadership roles in management, administration and policy development, or assume teaching roles.   Courses are offered online, with brief campus visits at the beginning and end of the program.  The 32-credit curriculum can be completed in two years.
  • Evening MBA - Redesigned
    The MBA has a new curriculum for working professionals. Study part-time or full-time in a self-paced environment offering evening classroom and online options.  New industry seminars and several concentrations.

 There are also 80 other undergraduate majors and 85 graduate and professional programs.