Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

Doctor of Nursing Practice

The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) is a practice doctorate designed to prepare professional nurses for scholarly practice as clinical and health systems experts who will lead and inspire health care improvement and reform. LEARN MORE

Now BSN nurses can enter the DNP program directly, and earn the MSN along the way, in our Post-BSN to DNP program.

For students who have completed their Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), we offer entry to the Doctor of Nurse Practice (DNP) directly, earning the MSN along the way.

The Post-Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program is a 36-credit, 2-5 year traditional track for graduates of the MSN program. 

Our full-time, 36-month program prepares nurses to provide anesthesia care during surgical and obstetrical procedures, and to provide pain relief in hospitals of all sizes.