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Duquesne University

Master of Science in Nursing Program

Pittsburgh, PA

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Duquesne University

Overview

Duquesne University / Master of Science in Nursing Program is located in Pittsburgh, PA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nursing education and faculty role
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Forensic nursing
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Family (individual across the life span) nurse practitioner

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 50

Earning Your Degree

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

160
Applied
117
Accepted
87
Enrolled
73%

Applying

0
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 16th July 16th No
Spring deadline November 29th November 29th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Current RN license; BSN with minimum GPA of 3.0; minimum of 1 year of full-time work experience as RN prior to registration in clinical or specialty course

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards May 1
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

186
Total Graduate Students
29%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
70%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.76%
Black or African American 3.76%
White or Caucasian 82%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.08%
Asian 2.69%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.15%
Unknown 3.76%

Gender

Male (10%)
Female (89%)

Faculty

29
Total faculty
Full-time - 26
Part-time - 3
Male (5)
Female (24)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Vulnerable populations, cultural competence, health disparities, wellness, technology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
650,096

Location & Contact

Address 600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15282-0001
United States
Contact Dr. Alison Colbert
Associate Professor/Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
Email: colberta@duq.edu
Phone: 412-396-1511
Fax: 412-396-1821