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At Jefferson, you’ll find an area of nursing that matches your interests. In addition, you’ll gain practical experience and professional connections that can help advance your nursing career.

Jefferson Nursing offers a continuum of fully accredited undergraduate and graduate degree programs:

  • Undergraduate programs for non-nurses, including a dual-admission program for students who attend a partner community college; and an advanced admission program for high College seniors
  • Second degree BSN programs designed for students who hold non-nursing bachelor’s degrees.
  • Graduate programs for registered nurses who hold a bachelor’s degree, including a post-master’s certification program in nursing education; and a dual master’s degree in Nursing and in Public Health (MSN/MPH) offered by JCN in partnership with Jefferson College of Population Health
  • A Doctor of Nursing Practice for registered nurses who hold a BSN or MSN.

We provide students with a range of full- and part-time program options to suit your education, professional experience and special interests:

  • Individualized plans of study and advisement
  • Credit for prior education and experience
  • Day and online classes for many programs
  • Online and evening classes for MSN
  • Online classes for DNP
  • Accelerated programs to the BSN and MSN
  • Opportunity to earn graduate credits in select undergraduate programs

Jefferson Nursing students gain real-world educational experience through clinical rotations in:

  • State-of-the-art hospital care offering the latest interventions
  • Advanced technological procedures and systems in clinical settings
  • Comprehensive care for individuals and families
  • Community outreach in a variety settings
  • Clinical simulation experience in preparation for direct patient care encounters

Jefferson Nursing faculty are:

  • Active in clinical practice and research
  • Regularly published in prestigious journals
  • Leaders in advocacy groups, community initiatives and professional organizations a the state and national level
  • Creative thinkers who bring inspiration to the learning environment