At Thomas Jefferson University, 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 College of Nursing (JCN) offers a continuum of 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 school seniors.
- Second degree Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) programs designed for students who hold non-nursing bachelor’s degrees.
- Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) programs designed for students who hold a bachelor's degree in nursing.
- A Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) for registered nurses who hold a BSN or MSN.
- Graduate Certificate programs are designed for professional nurses who have earned a graduate degree and wish to continue their education and expand their practice.
We provide students with a range of program options to suit your education, professional experience and special interests:
- Individualized plans of study and advisement
- Credit for prior education and experience
- Online classes for graduate studies
- 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 practice 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 of 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 at the state and national levels
- Creative thinkers who bring inspiration to the learning environment