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 Day of Giving is on 2.16.16

    Posted Feb 8, 2016 by Joe Seidel

    Duquesne University is hosting a Duquesne Day of Giving on 2.16.16. There is no minimum giving amount and you can designate your gift to the University's areas of greatest need or to specific areas in the School of Nursing such as the Nursing Alumni Association, Nursing Student Scholarships or the Learning & Simulation Center. Visit www.duq.edu/dayofgiving ?#?DUQDayofGivin...

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    Duquesne University is hosting a Duquesne Day of Giving on 2.16.16. There is no minimum giving amount and you can designate your gift to the University's areas of greatest need or to specific areas in the School of Nursing such as the Nursing Alumni Association, Nursing Student Scholarships or the Learning & Simulation Center. Visit www.duq.edu/dayofgiving ‪#‎DUQDayofGiving‬

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  • The #Duquesne Day of Giving!

    Posted Jan 19, 2016 by Joe Seidel

    The #Duquesne Day of Giving is on 2.16.16! Please join us in making a donation to support our students! www.duq.edu/dayofgiving #DUQDayofGiving

  • Duquesne University School of Nursing Among ‘U.S. News’ Top 20 Best Online Programs

    Posted Jan 13, 2016 by Joe Seidel

    U.S. News and World Report has ranked the Duquesne University School of Nursing among the nation's Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs for the fourth consecutive year!

  • A newsmaker you should know / Nurse pleased to be honored for 'what I love to do'

    Posted Jan 8, 2016 by Joe Seidel

    Check out this article in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette with our own Debra Lewis!

  • Alison Colbert - Associate Editor of JFN

    Posted Nov 25, 2015 by Joe Seidel

    Dr. Alison Colbert has been chosen as the Associate Editor of the International Journal of Forensic Nursing (JFN). She has served as a member of the Board of JFN for the past three years. Congratulations!

    Dr. Colbert is also a contributor to the new Forensic Nursing book by Dr. Kathleen Sekula - "A Practical Guide to Forensic Nursing"

  • Congratulations DUSNA!

    Posted Nov 20, 2015 by Joe Seidel

    DUSNA received a gold membership award at the 2015 SNAP convention!

  • Dr. Ed Tick - “Warrior Wisdom: The University Becoming Home”

    Posted Nov 12, 2015 by Joe Seidel

    Dr. Ed Tick from Soldier's Heart presented faculty and staff training, "Warrior Wisdom: The University Becoming Home" with the help of four VBSN nursing school students, Dominique Clerkely, Caitlin Foreseman, Eric Jenkinson and Jeff Manuel, as part of Duquesne University's Veterans Day Events

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    Dr. Ed Tick from Soldier’s Heart presented faculty and staff training, “Warrior Wisdom: The University Becoming Home” with the help of four VBSN nursing school students, Dominique Clerkely, Caitlin Foreseman, Eric Jenkinson and Jeff Manuel, as part of Duquesne University’s Veterans Day Events

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  • 2015 Cameos of Caring Award - Debra Lewis

    Posted Nov 10, 2015 by Joe Seidel

    Congratulations to Duquesne University School of Nursing instructor Debra Lewis, recipient of the 2015 Cameos of Caring Award!

  • Congratulations Rosanna Henry and Susan Hardner!

    Posted Nov 6, 2015 by Joe Seidel

    Rosanna Henry and Susan Hardner were accepted in the highly competitive NLN Leadership Institutes!

    Rosanna was accepted into the NLN's 2016 Executive Leadership in Nursing Education and Practice Program. This program is part of the NLN Leadership Institute in the Center for Transformational Leadership, which focuses on leadership development for nurse educators who are...

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    Rosanna Henry and Susan Hardner were accepted in the highly competitive NLN Leadership Institutes!

    Rosanna was accepted into the NLN's 2016 Executive Leadership in Nursing Education and Practice Program. This program is part of the NLN Leadership Institute in the Center for Transformational Leadership, which focuses on leadership development for nurse educators who are already in leadership positions and aspire to advance and increase their impact as a leader.

    Susan was accepted into 2016 NLN LEAD program. LEAD is part of the NLN Leadership Institute in the Center for Transformational Leadership, which focuses on leadership development for nurses in education and practice who aspire to lead.

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  • Dissertation Defense - Karen Rousseau

    Posted Oct 27, 2015 by Joe Seidel

    An Exploration of the Culture Care Experiences of Puerto Rican Families with a Child with Special Health Care Needs as Perceived by the Family Caregiver

    Tuesday, November 3, 2015
    10:00 - 12:00 pm Fisher Hall ~ Room 541
    Videostreamed live via Nursing Intranet Site in DORI

    Rick Zoucha, PhD, PMHCNS-BC, CTN-A, FAAN
    Dissertation Chair

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    An Exploration of the Culture Care Experiences of Puerto Rican Families with a Child with Special Health Care Needs as Perceived by the Family Caregiver

    Tuesday, November 3, 2015
    10:00 – 12:00 pm Fisher Hall ~ Room 541
    Videostreamed live via Nursing Intranet Site in DORI

    Rick Zoucha, PhD, PMHCNS-BC, CTN-A, FAAN
    Dissertation Chair

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