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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  • 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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  • Care Packages for the Troops

    Posted Dec 20, 2016 by Karen Kmetz

    Thanks to everyone who donated food and cards to the troops!
    7 boxes of care package goodies were delivered to Military Connections in Oakmont, with 4 of the boxes immediately being shipped off to Bagram Air Base in Northeast Afghanistan. The remaining boxes will be split among military installations across the globe. These packages and personal notes make a world of dif...

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    Thanks to everyone who donated food and cards to the troops!
    7 boxes of care package goodies were delivered to Military Connections in Oakmont, with 4 of the boxes immediately being shipped off to Bagram Air Base in Northeast Afghanistan. The remaining boxes will be split among military installations across the globe. These packages and personal notes make a world of difference for the men and women who cannot be home with their families for the holidays.

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  • Congratulations!

    Posted Dec 14, 2016 by Karen Kmetz

    Duquesne University School of Nursing has been named a Gold Medal (Schools scoring within 20% of the last-ranked [10th] institution) Military Friendly(R) School Award recipient for 2017.
    For more than a decade, Military Friendly(R) ratings have set the standard for companies and colleges demonstrating positive employment and education outcomes for veterans and their famil...

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    Duquesne University School of Nursing has been named a Gold Medal (Schools scoring within 20% of the last-ranked [10th] institution) Military Friendly® School Award recipient for 2017.
    For more than a decade, Military Friendly® ratings have set the standard for companies and colleges demonstrating positive employment and education outcomes for veterans and their families. This is the 7th year the school has received this award, but the first in the Gold Medal category.

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  • Congratulations!

    Posted Dec 13, 2016 by Karen Kmetz

    Congratulations to Dr. Mark C. Crider who was elected to a two-year term as President of the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association (PSNA). PSNA is the statewide professional society of nursing in Pennsylvania and the state constituent member of the American Nurses Association (ANA).

  • Article written by alums Linda W. Higgins, PhD, RN and Susan C. Martin, MSN, RN "Hospital Nurses’ Work Activity in a Technology-Rich Environment"

    Posted Dec 1, 2016 by Karen Kmetz
  • Pittsburgh Magazine's Excellence in Nursing Awards

    Posted Nov 22, 2016 by Karen Kmetz

    Congratulations Dr. Alison Colbert! (see page 3)

  • Dr. Mark Crider

    Posted Nov 21, 2016 by Karen Kmetz
  • Doctoral Dissertation Defense

    Posted Nov 7, 2016 by Karen Kmetz
  • National Association of Veterans' Programs Administrators Conference

    Posted Oct 18, 2016 by Karen Kmetz

    At the annual NAVPA (National Association of Veterans' Programs Administrators) conference, Lee Wagner and Alexis Weaver had the opportunity to meet with SON Alumna, Noelle Davis, and current RN-BSN student, Thomas Collins. Noelle is an Ensign in the Navy and is stationed at Balboa Naval Hospital and Tom works at the UCSD Medical Center. It was great connecting with these...

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    At the annual NAVPA (National Association of Veterans' Programs Administrators) conference, Lee Wagner and Alexis Weaver had the opportunity to meet with SON Alumna, Noelle Davis, and current RN-BSN student, Thomas Collins. Noelle is an Ensign in the Navy and is stationed at Balboa Naval Hospital and Tom works at the UCSD Medical Center. It was great connecting with these two!

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  • Doctoral Dissertation Defense

    Posted Oct 12, 2016 by Karen Kmetz

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