MASTER'S DEGREE PROGRAMS (MSN)
The graduate nursing program at Carlow prepares the student for generalized and specialized advanced practice roles in a variety of settings. One area of concentration in the program is the use of advanced practice knowledge and skills in family nursing in settings that may include local, regional, national, and international health care systems. A second concentration is the use of advanced practice leadership and education knowledge and skills in diverse health care and nursing education systems. The MSN program serves as the basis for doctoral studies and lifelong learning. Graduates will assume leadership positions in nursing and will contribute to the discipline of nursing through their evidence-based practice efforts.
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- Family Nurse Practitioner (MSN)
The primary focus of the Family Nurse Practitioner (MSN-FNP) program is the use of advanced practice knowledge and skills in family nursing in settings that may include local, regional, and national health care systems. This MSN may be completed within two to four years, depending on number of credits taken per semester. >>more info
- Nursing Concentration in Education and Leadership (MSN)
The primary focus of the Nursing Concentration in Education and Leadership (MSN-NCEL) program is the use of advanced practice leadership and education knowledge and skills in diverse health care and nursing education systems. This program may be completed in one year (fulltime) or 2 years (part-time) in classrooms or in a completely online format. >>more info
- MSN/MBA Dual-Degree Program (MSN/MBA) NEW!
This dual-degree program combines the masters of science concentration in education and leadership (NCEL) with the school of management's MBA program, healthcare concentration. The partnership provides a solid foundation for nurses and healthcare leaders to build their career in the business of healthcare. >>more info
Both MSN programs serve as the basis for doctoral study and lifelong learning. The FNP program also prepares students for CRNP license in Pennsylvania. Classes are offered at all 3 locations – Oakland, Greensburg and Cranberry – with a choice of day or evening classes, depending on the location.
DOCTORAL DEGREE PROGRAM (DNP)
- Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
This program offers a Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP) as a low residency program with classes offered online combined with one Saturday class each month in Oakland. The degree can be completed in sixteen months. >>more info
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