Master of Science in Nursing (Choice of Clinical Focus)
D'Youville College's master of science degree program prepares you to become a recognized clinical leader who understands evidence-based nursing care. You will study advanced practice principles of nursing science, community health, and nursing theories and research. You'll be prepared for a wide variety of advanced practice roles including:
- primary caregiver
Students will learn how to creatively respond to the ever-changing health needs of society. This program does not specifically prepare students for certification as a clinical nurse specialist.
Upon graduation you'll be eligible to take the national certification exam in your area of clinical focus. Applicants are encouraged to consult with the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) for information on the requirements for certification (if available) in their area of interest.
Choose a clinical focus that matches your interests:
- Care of the homeless nursing
- Mental health nursing
- Pediatrics nursing
- Gerontological nursing
- Adult health nursing
- Clinical placements and internships are convenient to your home or workplace.
- Attend on a full-time or part-time basis.
- Take classes one day a week—on Fridays.
- Community Health Nursing courses are offered as a hybrid of online and in-class discussions
- Overnight dormitory housing (space permitting) is available at a nominal fee.
Majors & Programs
- Master's Degree (MS)
Note to applicants: Be sure to check out the application and admissions requirements for this program.