Nursing Degrees for Military

Duquesne University and the School of Nursing are proud to have veterans, active-duty personnel and members of the National Guard and Reserves, as well as their dependents, among our student population.

The School of Nursing has a strong track record of providing military friendly, quality nursing education with superior outcomes. We are committed to providing veteran students, as well as their dependents, the support needed to pursue higher education and successfully join or advance in the nursing profession.

Our goal is to help veterans, military members and their dependents achieve a first-class undergraduate or graduate nursing education.

Hear What It is Like to be a Vet in a Nursing Program

Travis Ling, Intelligence Spc. 2nd Class, U.S.Navy, shares about the clinical aspects of our Second Degree BSN program.
Jasmine Smith, SrA, PAANG, speaks about the support she's received from faculty and staff.


Ranked #9 Nationally

We help veterans achieve bigger goals through online graduate nursing programs. In 2023, U.S. News & World Report ranked our Graduate Nursing Program #9 in the nation for veterans. Consider which pathway is best for you to achieve your nursing goals.

Pathways to a BSN Degree

Do you:

Already have a BS or BA degree and are interested in becoming a nurse? 12- or 16-month Second Degree BSN

Have some college credits? BSN Transfer Admissions

No college experience and are wanting for a nursing degree? Traditional four-year BSN Program

Military Friendly School

Military Friendly top 10 logo 2021Duquesne University School of Nursing has once again been deemed a Military Friendly® Top 10 Schools and is also ranked #9 as a Military Spouse Friendly School.

For more than a decade, Military Friendly ratings have set the standard for companies and colleges demonstrating positive employment and education outcomes for veterans and their families.