School of Nursing

Nursing careers offer a wide variety of roles and a broad scope of responsibility. There are many different types of nurses and nurses are involved with nearly all aspects of a patient’s care.  Nurses can be generalists or obtain master's and doctoral degrees as well additional certifications to specialize in a specific area in just about any medical specialty.

Technological advancements will emphasize preventative medicine and health services, and will also make it possible for those in the health services profession to treat illnesses and injuries once thought to be untreatable.

Duquesne University School of Nursing has a strong tradition of pioneering new approaches. Historically, it was the first baccalaureate program in nursing in the state of Pennsylvania, and has continued to be on the cutting edge of innovation and experimentation.  The program of study is designed to be a vigorous blend of the liberal arts and sciences along with the professional requirements.

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