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Nursing Programs OfferedAccelerated BSN Programs
RN to BSN Programs
BSN Program Details
Originally founded in 1893, nursing enjoys a rich and storied history as one of the first majors offered by the University. Our undergraduate nursing program provides the foundation to prepare expert nursing clinicians, educators, and leaders focused on primary health care for underserved and vulnerable populations. Our urban setting provides opportunities for students to make a difference in the local community. Our innovative and challenging curriculum provides students with an outstanding nursing educational experience.
Nursing students at Temple University learn from superb teachers with exceptional skills in their chosen clinical specialty areas: community and public health, maternal-child nursing, acute care nursing, geriatrics, psychiatric/mental health, and health informatics. Our faculty engages in evidence-based research and practice, promoting scholarship essential to improving the health care of residents in our neighborhoods and communities. We welcome you, and encourage you to learn the science and art of nursing with us.
Why choose Temple University for your nursing education?
-Affordable college education in a location convenient to mass transportation
-Full-time program with daytime classes
-Personal attention from highly qualified faculty
-Clinical experiences in the best health-care facilities in Philadelphia
-Student body that celebrates diversity and the free interchange of ideas
-Commitment to underserved communities
-All degree requirements can be met in four years.
-Program accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One DuPont Circle NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC., Phone 202.463.6930
MSN Program Details
The Master of Science Degree in Nursing prepares the individual to specialize in a specific area of nursing. Within this specialized area, the individual is prepared to impact client outcomes, organizational systems, and/or the nursing profession. The MSN graduate is expected to view nursing from a broad context and to have both a direct and indirect influence on care. Two concentrations are offered, the Clinical Nurse Leader concentration and the Nurse Educator concentration. Graduates of the Clinical Nurse Leader concentration are prepared to positively impact client outcomes in a variety of settings including health professional shortage areas and medically underserved communities. Students in the Nurse Educator concentration are prepared to assume a role with a primary focus of teaching. These roles can be as a: staff development instructor, clinical educator, and faculty.
Doctor of Nursing Practice Program Details
The Doctor of Nursing Practice with concentrations in either Adult or Family Nurse Practitioner prepares the individual to provide care for individuals, families, communities and aggregate populations. The individual is prepared for the direct care role through primary care specialty courses in which health promotion, disease prevention and management are the focus. The graduate and DNP core prepare the nurse practitioner to examine the broader contexts in which the individual client exists, such as family, community, and related environments. The DNP graduate is prepared to assume a clinical leadership role.