Advanced Nursing Degrees and Certificates

Student-centered scholarship and innovation define the Duquesne University School of Nursing.

In our leading-edge online nursing graduate programs, you will have flexibility to study from anywhere on a schedule that you choose. You'll learn alongside fellow students with curious minds, compassionate hearts, and collaborative hands. Duquesne's distinguished faculty will share their expertise and mentorship far beyond the classroom to help support your growth and professional advancement.

Online Programs

Several graduate courses involve a clinical preceptorship, which allows you to apply the knowledge, skills and theories from your coursework to clinical practice in a supervised setting.


National Rankings

We help all nurses achieve bigger goals through online graduate programs. Our online graduate nursing programs are among the nation's highest ranked programs for current and veteran service members, as well as their dependents.

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#1 Military-Friendly Ranking

In 2023-24, we have risen to the top; we were designated the #1 Military Friendly graduate school on March 7, 2023. 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. We're here to help you advance your goals.

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#9 Best Online Program for Veterans

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.

#37 Best Online Program

In 2023, U.S. News & World Report ranked our Online Graduate Nursing Program #37 in the nation. Choose to advance your goals with one of our online programs.

Contact Us

Brian Bost

Nursing Recruiter

School of Nursing

Scott Copley, Ed.D.

Director of Admissions

School of Nursing


MSN, Post-Master's Certificates and DNP