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Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) & Nurse Practitioner (NP)

Competent. Caring. Professional. With a graduate degree in nursing from DeSales, you'll learn to be just that. Here, skills and specializations meet spiritual principles of compassionate patient care.

Nursing Excellence
Nurse Practitioner, Advanced Clinician, Healthcare Executive, Educator — DeSales has it all! The MSN Program at DeSales University infuses nursing science with the best practices of other disciplines — including medicine, ethics, economics, and public health.

Our Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program is designed to prepare you to respond to the complex demands of patients, health care consumers, and the modern healthcare system. At DeSales, you have the opportunity to combine the science of nursing with the best practice evidence of other disciplines—including medicine, ethics, economics, and public health. If you want to pursue a specialized area of nursing as a nurse practitioner, healthcare executive, advanced clinician, or educator, you'll find your program in the DeSales Division of Nursing.

10% Tuition Discount

10% Discount on Summer Classes for Part Time Graduate Programs

Are you looking to finish your degree or start a new one? With a 10% summer tuition discount and classes starting as early as May, you can reach your true potential. Classes run throughout the summer.

10% Tuition Discount is for online summer classes for part-time GRADUATE programs only. 

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Advanced Labs & Facilities

The Gambet Center

Our newest 77,000 square foot academic building has some of the most exciting and cutting-edge technology available in healthcare education. The facility features:

  • simulation labs
  • the area's only gross anatomy lab
  • a standardized patient lab

The Center is a showcase of green architecture featuring environmentally advanced design consistent with the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification standards of the U.S. Green Building Council.

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CCNE Accreditation

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master’s degree program in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice program, and post-graduate APRN certificate programs at DeSales University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (

CCNE - Accredited
Nursing at DeSales

Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society - Mu Omicron Chapter

The Mu Omicron Chapter at DeSales University has inducted over 500 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students along with community nurse leaders into this prestigious society.

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Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)