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Division of Healthcare

Helping students develop into compassionate practitioners, the Division of Healthcare includes DeSales' nursing, sport and exercise science and physical therapy programs.

The Division of Healthcare at DeSales University includes the Department of Nursing & Health, Department of Health Studies, Department of Medical Studies, and of Exercise Physiology.

With full CCNE accreditation and a variety of bachelor's, master's, and doctorate programs, the department of nursing at DeSales is widely known for a reputation of excellence. Our sport and exercise-related majors benefit from modern facilities that are frequently updated with the latest healthcare technology. In our graduate combination programs, students have the opportunity to pursue rigorous coursework in preparation for careers in physical therapy or as physician assistants.

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Gambet Center for Business and Healthcare

The 77,000 sq. ft., $27 million dollar Gambet Center includes state-of-the-art technology and equipment for Healthcare education. Our modern facilities help healthcare majors achieve hands-on learning. The entire first level is dedicated to undergraduate and graduate nursing programs as well as the physician assistant program.
Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS)
CNS
Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
A-GACNP
Biomechanics
Minor
DNP + MBA: Doctor of Nursing Practice - Clinical Leadership with MBA
DNP + MBA
DNP + MBA: Doctor of Nursing Practice - Executive Leadership w/MBA
DNP + MBA
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) - Clinical Leadership
DNP
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) - Executive Leadership
DNP
Doctor of Physical Therapy — 3 year graduate DPT program
DPT
Family/Across the Lifespan Nurse Practitioner
FNP
Health Science to Doctor of Physical Therapy — 3+3 year program
BS to DPT
Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies (4+2 year graduate program)
MSPAS
Medical Studies to Physician Assistant (3+2 year program)
BS to MSPAS
MSN + MBA: Nursing and Business Administration Dual Degree
MSN + MBA
MSN Completion for Certified Nurse Midwives & Certified Nurse Practitioners
MSN
MSN in Forensic Nursing with Certification in Investigative Forensics
Certification , MSN
MSN in Nursing Informatics with Certification in Healthcare Information Management
Certification , MSN
Nurse Educator Certificate Program
Certification
Nursing: Accelerated BSN 15 month 2nd Degree
BSN
Nursing: Full-Time Major (BSN)
BSN
Nursing: Part-Time Evening/Weekend BSN
BSN
Post-MSN Adult Gerontology Acute Care CNS Certification
Certification
Post-MSN in Forensic Nursing with Certification in Investigative Forensics
Certification
Post-MSN in Nursing Informatics with Certification in Healthcare Information Management
Certification
Post-MSN Nurse Practitioner Graduate Certification (FNP, A-GACNP, or PMHNP)
Certification
Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
PMHNP
Sport and Exercise Physiology
BS , Minor

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