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The University of Scranton

Department of Nursing

Scranton, PA

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The University of Scranton

Overview

The University of Scranton / Department of Nursing is located in Scranton, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Family nurse practitioner
Post Master Certificate (PMC) Family nurse practitioner
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nurse anesthesia
Post Master Certificate (PMC) Nurse anesthesia
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Nursing leadership

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Capstone experience

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

104
Applied
53
Accepted
45
Enrolled
51%

Applying

0
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline September 1st June 1st No
Spring deadline Not reported November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, three letters of reference
Doctoral Degree Requirements RN licensure and evidence of certification in advanced practice nursing specialty

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 500
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA

Student Body

80
Total Graduate Students
27%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
72%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.5%
Black or African American 15%
White or Caucasian 71%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.25%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.25%
Unknown 8.75%

Gender

Male (15%)
Female (85%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Home care, doctoral education, health care of women and children, pain, health promotion and adolescence
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 800 Linden Street
Scranton, PA  18510-4595
United States
Contact Dr. Dona Carpenter
Chair
Email: dona.carpenter@scranton.edu
Phone: 570-941-7673
Fax: 570-941-4201