Important Information about Jefferson College of Nursing Academic Operations as related to Coronavirus (COVID-19)


College of Nursing Ranked Among Top 100 Best Nursing Schools

The Jefferson College of Nursing was ranked among the top 100 Best Nursing Schools: Master’s and Doctor of Nursing Practice for 2021 by U.S. News & World Report.

Notes from the Dean's Desk

Expanded Research Efforts, Abundant Opportunities for Nurse Scientists

Since becoming Dean almost two years ago, one of my key initiatives has been to grow JCN’s research productivity and profile – including the areas of opioid use, infection control and service dogs to support veterans with mental health issues, which we explore in my most recent blog.


Post Masters Degree Graduate Certificates

Did you know that you can expand your opportunities by earning a Jefferson JCN Graduate Certificate in Advanced Headache Diagnosis & Management or  Post-Master’s Degree Certificate Programs?


Advanced Headache Diagnosis & Management Graduate Certificate Program Information

The 2020-21 academic year is a pilot program. There will be a limited number of students accepted for this inaugural pilot year.  Please contact Dr. Hannah Smith for details at 215-503-7770.

Accelerated Coursework

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

In addition to our Traditional BSN Program, the College of Nursing offers two accelerated options for earning your Bachelor of Science in Nursing. These programs have been developed for students who already hold a bachelor's degree in a field other than nursing. With 1- and 2-year options, these programs are designed to fast-track your path to your new career.

Further your Career

Options for BSN Nurses

As the nursing field evolves, nurses who earn advanced degrees widen their opportunities. Jefferson College of Nursing offers nurses who have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing three options to continue their education: 

Center of Excellence for Nursing Education

Jefferson College of Nursing Designated as a National League for Nursing Center of Excellence in Nursing Education

The Jefferson College of Nursing (JCN) has been named as a National League for Nursing (NLN) Center of Excellence in Nursing Education for the period 2015-2019.


Student Resources

Students can utilize the resources offered by the college to advance their education and future career.