Penn Nursing Leads the Nation
Recognized worldwide, Penn Nursing's master's (MSN) and doctoral (PhD) programs offer valuable opportunities to concentrate in a specific field of nursing while expanding the depth and breadth of your knowledge. Penn Nursing is renowned for excellence in education, clinical practice, and research while creating a uniquely integrated academic experience in which faculty, clinicians, and students engage in a culture of discovery. Penn Nursing can be your springboard for exploring an array of opportunities that will open doors and change expectations.
The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing has been ranked number one by the 2016 U.S. News Best Graduate Schools peer assessment rankings on the quality of its master's programs in nursing, with a perfect score of 100 percent. U.S. News also ranks schools of nursing by specialty. Penn ranked number one in six categories reflecting the dedication and scholarship of Penn Nursing faculty.
The application for Fall 2015 is open for part-time and select programs – see below. Updates are in progress for the 2016 application cycle, it is anticipated these will be posted by the end of May. In the interim, it is highly recommended you open an application account and to request transcripts in advance of applying. Please send official transcripts to: University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Suite M-05 418 Curie Blvd Philadelphia, PA 19104-4217 or email official electronic copies to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Penn Nursing utilizes a rolling admissions process for part-time applications. Please refer to the below chart for information on final application deadlines pertinent to fall, spring and summer starts. Deadlines are subject to change.
Penn Nursing utilizes a regular admissions process for full-time applications. Please refer to the chart below for exceptions to this and for application deadlines. Deadlines are subject to change.
|Adult Gerontology Acute Care NP||6/1/2016||10/15/2015||2/15/2016||Spring 2016 & Summer 2016||January 15, 2016 (Summer)|
|Adult Gerontology CNS||6/1/2016||10/15/2015||2/15/2016||Summer 2016||January 15, 2016 (Summer 2016)|
|Adult Gerontology Primary Care NP||6/1/2016||10/15/2015||2/15/2016||Summer 2016||Priority:(October 15, 2015) Final:(January 15, 2016)|
|Family NP||6/1/2015||N/A||N/A||Fall 2016||March 15, 2016|
|Health Leadership Master's Program||6/1/2016||10/15/2015||2/15/2016||Fall 2016 & Summer 2017||Same as Part Time|
|Neonatal CNS||6/1/2016||10/15/2015||2/15/2016||Summer Session II 2016||April 1, 2016|
|Neonatal NP||6/1/2016||10/15/2015||2/15/2016||Summer Session II 2016||April 1, 2016|
|Nurse Anesthesia||N/A||N/A||N/A||Summer 2017||TBD|
|Nurse-Midwifery||6/1/2016||10/15/2015||2/15/2016||Summer 2016||September 1, 2015|
|Nursing and Healthcare Administration||6/1/2016||10/15/2015||2/15/2016||Fall 2016 & Summer 2017||Same as part time|
|Pediatric Acute Care NP- Chronic Care Concentration||6/1/2016||10/15/2015||2/15/2016||Fall 2016||April 1, 2016|
|Pediatric Acute Care NP- Critical Care Concentration||6/1/2016||10/15/2015||2/15/2016||Summer Session II 2016||March 15, 2016|
|Pediatric Acute Care NP- Pediatric Oncology Concentration||6/1/2016||10/15/2015||2/15/2016||Fall 2016||April 1, 2016|
|Pediatric CNS||6/1/2016||10/15/2015||2/15/2016||Summer Session II 2016||March 15, 2016|
|Pediatric Primary Care NP||6/1/2016||N/A||N/A||Fall 2016||March 15, 2016|
|Psychiatric-Mental Health NP||6/1/2016||10/15/2015||2/15/2016||Summer 2016||Priority:(October 15, 2015) Final:(January 15, 2016)|
|Streamlined Post-Masters Adult Gerontology Acute Care NP||6/1/2016||10/15/2015||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Women’s Health/Gender Related NP||6/1/2016||10/15/2015||2/15/2016||Summer 2016||Priority:(September 1, 2015) Final:(January 15, 2016)|