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Consistently ranked as one of the nation’s top choices for nursing education, Penn Nursing is charged with advancing the entire profession, from practice to policy

Undergraduate and Transfer Programs

The undergraduate and transfer program uses hands-on, mentored education to transform what happens in the classroom to what happens in the clinical and beyond.

Accelerated Programs

The accelerated program suits students with ambition to expedite their education in order to enter a chosen career path as soon as possible.

Master’s Programs

The masters program offers the opportunity to step to the forefront of nursing science and practice in a wide range of specialties. 

Doctoral Programs

Our doctoral programs are committed to producing leaders in the field of nursing science, both in scholarship and research (PhD) and clinical scholarship and practice (DNP).

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Leading to a Healthier Future (Washington D.C.)

Penn Nursing is leading the most trusted profession in transforming health and health care. Join us in Washington D.C. to hear Dean Villarruel share her vision for the School in the 21st Century.



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Penn Study: Older Adults Walk More for Money and Opportunity to Donate to Charity

Personal and social goals may be effective in motivating older adults to exercise, according to a study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Although numerous studies have demonstrated significant health benefits from walking – including decreased risk of heart disease, obesity, hypertension, and premature mortality – fewer than half of all adults achieve recommended levels of physical activity.

Study Examines Evidence of How Geospatial Characteristics Affect Prevention and Care Outcomes for Those Most Affected by HIV

Young men who have sex with men (YMSM), particularly racial/ethnic minorities and youth living in socioeconomically disadvantaged communities, are disproportionately affected by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) epidemic in the United States. By examining multilevel studies for evidence of how geospatial indicators are associated with HIV prevention and care outcomes for this population, a new study proposes strategies to intensify prevention efforts in communities where HIV is heavily concentrated.