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Creighton University

College of Nursing

Omaha, NE

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Creighton University

Overview

Creighton University / College of Nursing is located in Omaha, NE, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Neonatal nurse practitioner
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Pediatric acute care nurse practitioner
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Clinical nurse leader
(Post-Master's Certificate) Adult gerontology acute care nurse practitioner
(Post-Master's Certificate) Pediatric acute care nurse practitioner
(Post-Graduate Certificate) Nursing
(Post-Master's Certificate) Neonatal nurse practitioner
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Adult gerontology acute care nurse practitioner
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Adult gerontology nurse practitioner
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Clinical systems administration
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Clinical systems administration
(Post-Master's Certificate) Family nurse practitioner
(Post-Graduate Certificate) Clinical nurse leader
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Family nurse practitioner
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 59
Doctoral Degrees 37

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Capstone project
Doctoral Degrees Scholarly project

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

220
Applied
165
Accepted
140
Enrolled
75%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 15th June 15th Yes
Spring deadline November 15th November 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements BSN from ACEN- or CCNE-accredited nursing school, minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, personal statement, active unencumbered RN license with NE eligibility, undergraduate statistics course, physical assessment course or equivalent, three recommendation letters
Doctoral Degree Requirements BSN from ACEN- or CCNE-accredited nursing school, minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, personal statement, active unencumbered RN license with NE eligibility, undergraduate statistics course, physical assessment course or equivalent, three recommendation letters
Additional Entrance Requirements MSN or MS in nursing from ACEN- or CCNE-accredited nursing school, minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, active unencumbered RN license with NE eligibility

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$64,475
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

366
Total Graduate Students
66%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
33%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.73%
Black or African American 2.19%
White or Caucasian 86%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.82%
Asian 3.55%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.37%
Unknown 2.19%

Gender

Male (7%)
Female (92%)

Faculty

56
Total faculty
Full-time - 21
Part-time - 35
Male (5)
Female (51)

Research

Focus of faculty research: School health report card, obesity prevention in children, simulated clinical experience evaluation, vitamin D3 and calcium and cancer risk reduction education, online support and education to reduce stress for prenatal patients on bed rest, health literacy, immunization research
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
162,085

Location & Contact

Address 2500 California Plaza
Omaha, NE  68178-0001
United States
Contact Dr. Catherine Todero
Dean
Phone: 402-280-2004
Fax: 402-280-2045