Duquesne University

Duquesne University

School of Nursing

Welcome

If you want to become a nurse—or if you already are a nurse but 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. 

Whether you are an undergraduate or graduate student, Duquesne will prepare you to excel in the rapidly changing profession of nursing.  While you’re learning the necessary skills and knowledge to delive...

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If you want to become a nurse—or if you already are a nurse but 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. 

Whether you are an undergraduate or graduate student, Duquesne will prepare you to excel in the rapidly changing profession of nursing.  While you’re learning the necessary skills and knowledge to deliver the best patient care possible, you also will be inspired to develop personal and ethical values that make you not just a care provider, but a health care leader.

CONTACT
600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15282
Phone: 412.396.6550
NURSING PROGRAMS

A Diverse Offering of Programs - No matter where you are in your life and career journey, the School of Nursing has a program to fit your needs:

BSN

BME/BSN/BME, BSN

Second-Degree BSN

RN-BSN

MSN

PhD

DNP

Post-Master's Certificates

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  • Duquesne Again Ranked in Top 10 Online Nursing Grad Programs for Veterans

    Posted May 27, 2015 by Joe Seidel
  • Joan Such Lockhart Discusses Educating Non-Oncology Nurses on Cancer Survivor Care

    Posted May 19, 2015 by Joe Seidel

    Joan Such Lockhart, PhD, RN, CORLN, AOCN, CNE, ANEF, FAAN, clinical professor, Duquesne University School of Nursing, discusses a study looking at educating non-oncology nurses on cancer survivor care.

  • Nursing students awarded Scholarships from the Kappa Chapter, Inc. Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Inc.

    Posted May 4, 2015 by Joe Seidel

    Duquesne University nursing students Octavia Anderson and Autumn Ficklin were awarded Mamie Garland Scholarships from the Kappa Chapter, Inc. Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Inc.

  • Duquesne’s Online MS in Nursing Program Named Among Top 20!

    Posted Apr 28, 2015 by Joe Seidel

    Duquesne University has been ranked at No. 8 by BestNursingMasters.com in its newly released 2015 list of the Top 20 MSN Online Programs in the nation!

    More info: Duquesne???s Online MS in Nursing Program Named Among Top 20 | Duquesne University

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    Duquesne University has been ranked at No. 8 by BestNursingMasters.com in its newly released 2015 list of the Top 20 MSN Online Programs in the nation!

    More info: Duquesne’s Online MS in Nursing Program Named Among Top 20 | Duquesne University

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  • Congratulations Senior Caroline Miller!

    Posted Apr 16, 2015 by Joe Seidel

    Caroline Miller, a junior, who won the election for Vice President for the National Student Nurses Association. Special thanks to Dr. Mark Crider for mentoring Caroline with respect to her campaign and speeches.

  • Two Nursing Students Chosen to Present at National Conference

    Posted Apr 15, 2015 by Joe Seidel

    Should Hospitals Require Mandatory Influenza Vaccinations for All Healthcare Employees?
    Duquesne Nursing students Kelli S. Smith and Rebecca Deane will present their poster at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR)

  • Congratulations Senior Kayla Witkowski!

    Posted Apr 13, 2015 by Joe Seidel

    Congratulations to senior Kayla Witkowski and her faculty advisor, Dr. Betsy Guimond, the recipient of the 7th Annual Undergraduate Research & Scholarship Symposium, School of Nursing Undergraduate Award for her poster, "Utilizing African Traditional Dance as a Facilitator of HIV/AIDS Information"

    We also would like to congratulate the other participants, our junior stu...

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    Congratulations to senior Kayla Witkowski and her faculty advisor, Dr. Betsy Guimond, the recipient of the 7th Annual Undergraduate Research & Scholarship Symposium, School of Nursing Undergraduate Award for her poster, “Utilizing African Traditional Dance as a Facilitator of HIV/AIDS Information”

    We also would like to congratulate the other participants, our junior students, Lauren Duffy and Amanda LeBreton and their advisor, Dr. Alison Colbert, Poster Presentation titled, “Pain Management of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome in Neonates”

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  • 1 WEEK TO GO! Register now!

    Posted Apr 9, 2015 by Joe Seidel

    Be the Image of Nursing will be held Thursday, April 16. Hope to see you there!

  • Be the Image of Nursing! - April 16, 2015

    Posted Apr 1, 2015 by Joe Seidel

    REGISTER NOW! ---> www.duq.edu/Image-of-Nursing

    Duquesne University Student Nurses Association invites you to: Be the Image of Nursing!

    Thursday, April 16, 2015 6:00 pm ~ Africa Room Student Union ~ 3rd Floor

    Guest Speaker: Sandy Summers, RN, MSN, MPH
    Founder and Executive Director of The Truth About Nursing and co-author of "Saving Lives: Why the Media's Portraya...

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    REGISTER NOW! ---> www.duq.edu/Image-of-Nursing

    Duquesne University Student Nurses Association invites you to: Be the Image of Nursing!

    Thursday, April 16, 2015 6:00 pm ~ Africa Room Student Union ~ 3rd Floor

    Guest Speaker: Sandy Summers, RN, MSN, MPH
    Founder and Executive Director of The Truth About Nursing and co-author of “Saving Lives: Why the Media’s Portrayal of Nursing Puts Us All at Risk” www.truthaboutnursing.org

    RSVP online by April 7, 2015 at www.duq.edu/Image-of-Nursing

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  • Students and faculty are using the latest video technology at Duquesne

    Posted Mar 23, 2015 by Joe Seidel

    "A lot of our students are bringing mobile devices to class. They're using eBooks and computerized testing. Mediasite really fits well with our students' lifestyles. If they're in between classes or not near a computer, they can pull up the recordings on their phones or tablets and view the lectures right there," said Joseph Seidel, Director of Technology, School of Nursin...

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    “A lot of our students are bringing mobile devices to class. They’re using eBooks and computerized testing. Mediasite really fits well with our students’ lifestyles. If they’re in between classes or not near a computer, they can pull up the recordings on their phones or tablets and view the lectures right there,” said Joseph Seidel, Director of Technology, School of Nursing

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