Jefferson School of Nursing
Graduate Degree Nursing Programs
Specialty Course Requirements
Facts about recent Jefferson MSN graduates:
- A 95% pass rate on national certification exams
- A 100% job placement rate for graduates who pursue employment following graduation
- A $65,000 to $100,000 starting salary range for MSN graduates
Source: Jefferson Nursing Survey of Class of 2009 MSN graduates.
Consider Our Advantages
- Flexible full- and part-time evening options for all programs. Our NP and CNS tracks are designed for the working nurse.
- Part-time study allows students to take up to five years to complete the MSN
- Full-time study allows students to earn the MSN in 15 months (beginning with the summer semester)
All MSN programs offer:
- Online courses
- Sixteen hours of clinical experience per week in each clinical course
- Access resources at Scott Memorial Library, including online journals, textbooks, multimedia and clinical databases
- Conduct research with faculty, Jefferson Hospital clinicians and program colleagues
Jefferson’s outstanding faculty assists students I identifying professional goals, and our challenging curriculum provides the educational framework to meet these goals.
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
The Master of Science in Nursing prepares graduates to be advanced practitioners at the forefront of healthcare, serving as clinical nurse specialists, nurse practitioners, nurse administrators, nurse educators, and nurse researchers. Our specialties include:
- Adult Gerontology – Acute Care Advanced Practice Nurse (NP and CNS)*
- Adult Gerontology – Primary Care Advanced Practice Nurse (NP and CNS)
- Adult Oncology Advanced Practice Nurse
- Community Systems Administration*
- Family-Individual Across the Lifespan Nurse Practitioner*
- Gerontology Nurse Practitioner
- Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP)
- Nurse Anesthesia (CRNA)
- Nursing Informatics (NI)*
- Pediatric Advanced Practice Nurse
- Women's Health – Gender Related Nurse Practitioner
*Double majors available
Post-MSN Certificate Programs
Post-Master’s Degree Certification is available in all nurse practitioner specialty areas. A minor or Post-Master’s Certificate is available in Nursing Education.
MSN/MPH Dual Degree
Jefferson’s dual master’s degree in Nursing and Public Health, offered in partnership with Jefferson School of Population Health, prepares graduates for leadership positions in public health agencies, community-based programs, population-based research initiatives, global health programs and academic institutions.
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
The Doctor of Nursing Practice prepares graduates for scholarly practice as clinical and health systems experts who will lead and inspire health care improvement and reform.
For more information contact
MSN, CRNA, and DNP programs
Please click here to sign up for an on-campus event in order to:
– discuss prerequisite course requirements
– review curriculum
– take a campus tour
– review application requirements
Or call our office, 1-877-JEFF-247 (877-533-3247) or e-mail JSNAdmissions@ jefferson.edu for more general help.