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Ranked as both the best nursing school in the world and the school with the most #1 programs in the country, Penn Nursing advances 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).

Featured Event

October 21, Fagin Hall Mezzanine

Graduate Open House

Join us in Fagin Hall on Saturday, October 21 for the opportunity to meet with our faculty and learn more about our MSN, DNP & PhD programs.

 

Today

Bates Center Digitizes for “In Her Own Right” Project

The Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing is participating in “In Her Own Right: Women Asserting Their Civil Rights, 1820-1920,” which aims to uncover archival materials that document the early struggle for women’s rights.

Top Stories

Black Babies More Likely to Have Nursing Care Missed in their NICU Stay

Everybody wants a healthy life for their baby.  Black babies are more likely to be born prematurely, which puts them at risk for death and developmental problems.  In fact, a third of all infant deaths are preterm-related. The critical period in preterm babies’ lives is when they are just born and are in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). The care they receive is vital to a healthy future.

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Relationship Found Between HIV Risk & Individual AND Community Level Educational Status

African-American men who have sex with men (MSM) remain at heightened risk for HIV infection and account for the largest number of African-Americans living with HIV/AIDS. It has long been understood that there is a clear and persistent association between poverty, transactional sex behavior, and HIV risk. A new University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (Penn Nursing) study has investigated how educational status relates to HIV risk in this population.