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The University of Delaware – School of Nursing offers dynamic graduate programs that lead to a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Nursing Science and the newly approved Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP). The School of Nursing offers hybrid campus MSN programs designed to meet the diverse learning needs of students.

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PhD in Nursing Science Program
Doctor of Nursing Practice Program

New DNP Program*

Accepting applications for the Fall 2017 semester
Apply by July 1, 2017
As of Fall 2017, all Nurse Practitioner concentrations (Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner (ANP), Psych-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner) will be offered as a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree. They will no longer be offered at the Master’s level.

DNP Program Information

For more information, please email:
School of Nursing, Graduate Program Office


*DNP program is pending approval from Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program

Psych Mental Health NP Application Deadline May 1, 2016

Graduate Program Interest

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The School of Nursing is suspending admissions to four programs, CNS Pediatrics, CNS Adult/Gerontology, Health Services Administration, and Neonatal Nurse Practitioner and their corresponding post-master’s certificate programs.

Please note that we are fully committed to students already admitted to these programs and will ensure that they are able to complete their program. The NP programs are still accepting students with a projected application deadline of March 1, 2016, as is our usual procedure. The Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program will begin their first cohort in Fall, 2015 and will continue to accept post-master’s applicants through October 1, 2015 for their Fall, 2015 class.

For additional information

Contact the Administrative Assistant: For the complete Grad & Professional Education video, please visit the Graduate website.