Jefferson College of Nursing Academic Programs
We're Changing Nursing — to Change the Future. The difference at Thomas Jefferson University’s College of Nursing is that students don’t just leave school with a great education. They graduate from Jefferson prepared for real. We believe you’ll feel it on day one. We’re proud to call Philadelphia home, and we encourage you to experience what we believe is the Jefferson difference.
Jefferson College of Nursing was ranked #11 in the 2024 Best Online Master’s in Nursing Programs for Veterans by U.S. News & World Report.
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Programs
All of our Master of Science in Nursing programs are delivered in a fully online format to fit into your schedule.
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Post Baccalaureate Entry | Graduate Programs
All of our Post Baccalaureate Graduate DNP programs are delivered in a fully online format.
Post Graduate Certificate Options | Post-Graduate Certificate Programs
All of our Post Graduate Certificate options are delivered in a fully online format.
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Certificate Options | Post-Graduate Certificate Programs
All of our Post-Graduate certificate options are delivered in a fully online format.
Years of experience educating nurses
Online, hybrid and on-campus program options
National Recognitions & Rankings
Jefferson College of Nursing is ranked #18 (top 10%) among the 2023 Best Online Master’s in Nursing Programs by U.S. News & World Report.
Jefferson College of Nursing Research & Accolades
Center for Infection Prevention and Antibiotic Stewardship
Launched in 2019 and located within the Jefferson College of Nursing, the Jefferson Center for Infection Prevention and Antibiotic Stewardship (CIPAS) serves as a platform for infection prevention (IP) and antibiotic stewardship (AS) collaborative education, research, and practice initiatives.
Preventing Infections Through Appropriate Staffing Study
The Preventing Infections Through Appropriate Staffing (PITAS) study will address the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on infection prevention and control departments, healthcare-associated infection (HAI) rates and rates of antibiotic resistance in acute care hospitals. In this study, we will also describe the evolution of infection prevention and control (IPC) programs over the last decade.
Recognized as an Apple Distinguished School
At Jefferson College of Nursing, we aim to be a leader in academic technology. Our goal is to push this digital strategy and convey a sense of power that these skills can change the world. We’re pleased to be recognized as an Apple Distinguished School for 2021–2024 for our JeffLEARN implementation of Apple technology.
Impact & Innovation
Learn more about the Jefferson College of Nursing's approach to transformative academics and education — including the reimagining of and disrupting of the way nurses lead and impact society. "We're branding a whole new legacy," says JCN Dean Dr. Marie Ann Marino.
College of Nursing Dean's Blog
Dr. Marie Ann Marino, Dean of the Jefferson College of Nursing, offers insight into the field of nursing and nursing education throughout the year with her Notes from the Dean's Desk blog.