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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  • Doctoral Dissertation Defense

    Posted Feb 23, 2017 by Karen Kmetz
  • MEPPI Japan Lecture Series

    Posted Feb 10, 2017 by Karen Kmetz

    "Healthcare in Japan"
    February 16, 2017
    6 - 8 pm
    Chapel, Rodef Shalom Congregation
    4905 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
    Dr. Linda Kmetz will provide a briefing on the current state of the Japanese health care system and the partnerships in health care between Pittsburgh and Japan.
    Register at www.japansocietypa.org/events

  • UPDATE TO DAY OF GIVING TOTAL

    Posted Feb 9, 2017 by Karen Kmetz

    We exceeded our goal of $7500! All donations + $500 more from our alumni challenge donor = $8,559.97 for nursing! Great job everyone!

  • FINAL AMOUNT FROM DAY OF GIVING

    Posted Feb 9, 2017 by Karen Kmetz

    67 donors
    $4,559.97
    $2,500.00 matching funds
    $7,059.97 total
    Way to go everyone! Thank you for participating and raising money for our school of nursing!! You have a made a difference in the lives of our nursing students!

  • WE ARE OFF TO A GREAT START!

    Posted Feb 7, 2017 by Karen Kmetz

    The School of Nursing has 34 donors so far for a total of $2,150.
    OUR GOAL IS $7500. KEEP IT GOING -- WE CAN DO IT!
    Day of Giving | Duquesne University

  • THE DAY OF GIVING IS HERE!

    Posted Feb 7, 2017 by Karen Kmetz

    The Duquesne Day of Giving is a one-day virtual fundraising event. Alumna Francis Feld, N'93 will match donations to the School of Nursing dollar-for-dollar, up to $2,500.
    Help us exceed that goal! Donate now!

  • THE DAY OF GIVING STARTS AT MIDNIGHT!

    Posted Feb 6, 2017 by Karen Kmetz

    Don't forget that the School of Nursing has a gift-matching challenge - Francis Feld, N'93 will match donations to the School of Nursing dollar-for-dollar, up to $2,500. View the video of President Gormley talking about the Day of Giving:
    http://www.facebook.com/duquesneuni...

  • ONE WEEK UNTIL THE DAY OF GIVING!

    Posted Jan 31, 2017 by Karen Kmetz

    Why it is so important to give...

  • U.S. News & World Report Ranking

    Posted Jan 26, 2017 by Karen Kmetz

    The School of Nursing was ranked at No. 26 among 107 institutions included in the Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs category. This is the fifth consecutive year that the nursing school was ranked by U.S. News, and the fourth consecutive year it was named among the Top 30.

  • Congratulations!

    Posted Jan 9, 2017 by Karen Kmetz

    Congratulations to Dr. Kathleen Sekula for winning AJN Book of the Year Award! Her co-authored book, A Practical Guide to Forensic Nursing: Incorporating Forensic Principles into Nursing Practice received two AJN Book of the Year Awards: it was awarded first place in the Critical Care/Emergency Nursing category and third place in the Medical-Surgical Nursing category. This...

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    Congratulations to Dr. Kathleen Sekula for winning AJN Book of the Year Award! Her co-authored book, A Practical Guide to Forensic Nursing: Incorporating Forensic Principles into Nursing Practice received two AJN Book of the Year Awards: it was awarded first place in the Critical Care/Emergency Nursing category and third place in the Medical-Surgical Nursing category. This practical, evidence-based guide helps nurses understand and apply forensic nursing science in their practices. The authors highlight sociocultural diversity and relevant legal, ethical, societal, and policy issues while including challenges and potential solutions in the practice area.

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