GRADUATE NURSING

ATTEND THE OPEN HOUSE ON TUESDAY, MARCH 13, FROM 5-7 P.M. AT DRISCOLL HALL AND WE WILL WAIVE YOUR APPLICATION FEE.

Villanova University's graduate programs in the College of Nursing maintain a rich tradition and are known nationally for their cutting-edge curriculum taught by superior faculty. Whether you seek a master's degree, post-master's certificate, or doctoral degree, these programs will prepare you for hands-on leadership in an ever-changing world.

Villanova's College of Nursing is a National League for Nursing (NLN) Center of Excellence in Nursing Education.

The College of Nursing program has again been ranked among the top graduate nursing programs in the country by U.S.News & World Report.
 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS (unless otherwise noted, all events will take place in Driscoll Hall): 

  • 5-5:30 p.m.: Walk-in registration/check in (Lobby)
  • 5-7 p.m.: Meet with representatives from Villanova’s Office of Financial Assistance and International Student Services (Villanova Room, Connelly Center)
  • 5:30-6 p.m.: “The PhD in Nursing Program: Preparing Teacher-Scholars,” presented by Mary Ann Cantrell, PhD, RN, CNE, FAAN, Director, PhD Program and students (Room 226)
  • 5:30-6 p.m.: “The Post-Master's Doctor of Nursing Practice Program,” presented by Debra Shearer, EdD, MSN, FNP-BC, Director, Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program and students (Room 305)
  • 5:45-6:15 p.m.: “RN to BSN Online Program,” presented by Peggy Lyons, DNP, RN, CRNI, Nurse Faculty Coordinator, and Kelly Tuzio, Administrative Coordinator, RN-BSN Online Program (Room 208)
  • 5:45-6:15 p.m.: “BS in Nursing for Students Who Hold a Bachelor's Degree: BSNExpress and Traditional Curricula,” presented by Maryanne Lieb, MSN, RN, Coordinator, BSNExpress Program (Room 34)
  • 5:45-6:30 p.m.: “MSN and Post-Master's Certificates,” presented by Marguerite K. Schlag, EdD, RN, Assistant Dean and Director, Graduate Program and a panel of students (Auditorium)
  • 5:45-6:30 p.m.: "The Nurse Anesthesia DNP Program: An Overview," presented by Jodie Szlachta, PhD, CRNA, Director, Nurse Anesthesia Program and a panel of students (Room 30)
  • 5:45-6:30 p.m.: “External transfers and the traditional BSN program,” presented by Angelina Arcamone, PhD, RN, CCE, Assistant Dean and Director, Undergraduate Program, and Cheryl Wert, Coordinator, Transfer Students (Room 376)

Tours of Driscoll Hall will be available from 5:30-5:45 p.m. and 6-6:15 p.m. Other tours are as needed.

Programs include:

Master's Concentrations

Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (Adult-Gerontology, Family, Pediatric)
Nursing Education
Nurse Anesthesia

Post-Master's Certificates

Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (Adult-Gerontology, Pediatric, Family)
Nurse Anesthesia
Nursing Education

Doctoral Options

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
PhD in Nursing Program 

 

Second Degree BSN Programs

BSNExpress Program 
Alternate Sequence Curriculum

Online RN-BSN Program

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