Graduate Program Overview
Temple University College of Health Professions and Social Work Department of Nursing currently offers both a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Program and a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program.
Master of Science in Nursing Program
The MSN Program has two concentrations: the Nurse Educator and the Clinical Nurse Leader.
• Nurse Educator Concentration
The Nurse Educator Concentration prepares graduates to teach nursing across diverse settings. This is a 39-credit concentration.
• Clinical Nurse Leader Concentration
The Clinical Nurse Leader Concentration prepares graduates to positively impact client health outcomes, particularly in urban environments. This is a 40-credit concentration.
Notice: Currently not accepting new students in the MSN programs.
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program
The DNP Program has two concentrations: the Post-BSN and the Post-MSN for advanced practice registered nurses.
• Post-BSN DNP Concentration
The Post-BSN Concentration prepares graduates as primary care providers in one of two emphases. The Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Concentration is a 58-credit curriculum that prepares graduates to provide primary care to all adults, including the elderly. The Family-Individual Across Lifespan Concentration is a 62-credit curriculum that prepare graduates to provide primary care to all age groups, from infants to the elderly.
• Post-MSN DNP Concentration for Advanced Practice Nurses
The Post-MSN Concentration is tailored to the needs of certified, advanced practice nurses, including nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, certified nurse midwives, and certified registered nurse anesthetists. This 30-credit curriculum provides certified advanced practice registered nurses with the toolkit necessary for engaging in evidence-based, scholarly clinical practice.
Advantages of Graduate Study at Temple
- Small class size allows for individualized attention to students
- Instruction incorporates various e-learning technologies
- Faculty are committed to teaching and evidence-based clinical practice
- Diverse clinical rotations, including experiences in nurse-managed health centers
- Conveniently located in Philadelphia with access to public transportation
- Full and Part time options available
For further information regarding Nursing graduate programs, please contact: Naseem Lodhi, Department of Nursing Student Services Coordinator: 215-707-4618 or TUnurse@temple.edu.