Exciting Graduate Nursing Education at UD

The University of Delaware School of Nursing offers dynamic graduate programs which give applicants the choice of earning a Post-Masters Certificate in Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Nursing Science degree or a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree. Courses are offered in a hybrid format designed to meet the diverse learning needs of adult learners.


Post-Masters Certificate in Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioners (PMHNP)

The Post Master’s Certificate in Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (Across the Lifespan) option is designed to provide individuals who already hold a Master of Science in Nursing degree with the core courses and clinical experiences necessary for eligibility for advanced certification. The number of credits varies with the student’s past academic record. Students must complete all course requirements within five years of matriculation into the Post Master’s program.

Doctor of Nursing Practice Program

Post-Master’s DNP with or without Nurse Practitioner Specialization
Post-BSN DNP with Nurse Practitioner Specialization
Post-DNP with Nurse Practitioner Specialization 

Deadline: February 28th 

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Nursing Ph.D. Acceleration

Horning is first student in UD program designed to identify ‘rising stars’ The University of Delaware School of Nursing launched a bachelor of science in nursing to doctorate in nursing science (BSN to Ph.D.) track in fall 2016. Thanks to additional funding from the...

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Why a Ph.D. in nursing may be the perfect goal for you

The Institute of Medicine’s Report, “The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health” states nurses should be encouraged to pursue doctoral degrees early in their careers to maximize the potential value of their additional education. I finished my PhD in...

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Nursing Science Scholars

Jonas Center funding puts Haigh, Rotchford on path to doctorates A pair of University of Delaware nursing science graduate students, Katie Haigh and Ludmila Rotchford, are on their way to doctoral degrees thanks to funding from the Jonas Center. In order to improve...

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Nursing Honors

The University of Delaware doctorate in nursing science program has announced that Beatrice Gaynor has been named the 2014-16 Jonas Nurse Leader Scholar and Marisa Scibilia has been named the 2014-15 Virginia Lee Franklin Fellow. Veronica Rempusheski, Jeanne K....

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Graduate Program Interest

Register for our Graduate Virtual Open House January 15th

Student Participation

Are you interested in being a student representative on a School of Nursing committee?
This position allows valuable student perspectives.