Jefferson School of Nursing
Graduate Degree Nursing Programs
Facts about recent Jefferson MSN graduates:
- A 95% pass rate on national certification exams
- A 94% job placement rate for graduates who pursue employment following graduation
- A $56,000 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 or combination online/in-class 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
Master’s of Science in Nursing (MSN)
The Master’s 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 Nurse Practitioner*
- Adult-Gerontology: Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
- Adult Gerontology – Clinical Nurse Specialist
- Community Systems Administration*
- Community Systems Administration - Family/Individual Across the Lifespan Nurse Practitioner
- Community Systems Administration - Nursing Informatics (CSA/NI)
- Family/Individual Across the Lifespan Nurse Practitioner*
- MSN/MPH Dual Degree
- Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP)
- Nurse Anesthesia (CRNA)
- Nursing Informatics (NI)*
- Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
- Women's Health – Gender Related Nurse Practitioner
*Double majors available
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.
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.
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,
JSNAdmissions@ jefferson.edu for more general help.