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Become a Student in the School of Nursing

Nurses are in demand everywhere, and the critical role that nurses play in health care is expanding rapidly. In addition to offering competitive salaries and the personal satisfaction that comes from helping others, nursing provides tremendous opportunities for a variety of challenging and rewarding careers. The diverse roles of nurses include—but are not limited to—staff nurses, legal-nurse consultants, researchers, case managers, educators, community health nurses, entrepreneurs, and directors of nursing.

If you want to become a nurse—or if you already are a nurse and you aspire to higher levels of professionalism—then we have a program for you. The Duquesne University School of Nursing can match your ambition with an academic program that will help you become the best nurse you can be. When you graduate with a nursing degree from Duquesne, you will be well prepared to excel in this growing profession and make a real difference in the lives of others.

Which Best Describes You?

High School Student

Bachelor of Science in Nursing
For high school students who want to become a professional, licensed nurse.

Biomedical Engineering/Bachelor of Science in Nursing (dual degree)
For high school students who want to leverage their clinical (nursing) perspective while incorporating the problem solving and technology perspective from the Biomedical Engineering major.

Attending Another College and Interested in Transferring

Transfer Student Information

Have a Bachelor's Degree or Higher but are Not a Nurse

Second Degree BSN Program

Already a Nurse

Master of Science in Nursing:
Adult - Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Family (Individual Across the Lifespan) Nurse Practitioner
Psychiatric - Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Executive Nurse Leadership and Health Care Management
Forensic Nursing
Nursing Education and Faculty Role

Post-Master's Certificates:
Executive Nurse Leadership and Health Care Management
Family (Individual Across the Lifespan) Nurse Practitioner
Forensic Nursing
Nursing Education and Faculty Role

Doctoral Programs:
Doctor of Nursing Practice in Clinical Leadership
Post-Bachelor's to DNP in Executive Nurse Leadership and Health Care Management
Post-Master's to DNP Executive Nurse Leadership and Health Care Management
PhD in Nursing
PhD in Nursing Ethics