Programs

Nursing student Sophia Dee checks blood pressure during Quinnipiac's annual Falls Prevention Day Thursday, Sept. 24, 2016 at the Center for Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences on the university's North Haven Campus. The event is free and open to area senior citizens. (Autumn Driscoll / Quinnipiac University)

Strengthening communities

Nursing student Sophia Dee '17 checks blood pressure during Quinnipiac's annual Falls Prevention Day at the Center for Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences on the university's North Haven Campus.

Undergraduate Programs

Quinnipiac's bachelor's degree in nursing offers theoretical and clinical education as well as preparation for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN®). The BSN program at Quinnipiac University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education and endorsed by the American Holistic Nurses' Certification Corporation.

We also offer an accelerated BSN track that is designed for individuals with a bachelor's degree in another discipline who are interested in pursuing nursing as a second bachelor's degree.

BS in Nursing Accelerated BSN

Online RN to BSN (Degree Completion Program)


Our online program is available to registered nurses who are looking to build on their skills and open the door to more potential for professional growth and leadership positions.

Graduate Programs

Doctor of Nursing Practice


We offer six distinct tracks in our DNP program, both for post-bachelor's and post-master's degree work, with different areas of specialization. Our post-bachelor's DNP tracks include an adult-gerontology nurse practitioner program, as well as family nurse practitioner and nurse anesthesia tracks. And the online-only post-master's DNP tracks include care of populations, nurse anesthesia and nursing leadership tracks.

MS in Nursing


The MSN program builds expertise in a particular specialization while also focusing on preparing you to treat patients from diverse backgrounds and cultures.

MS in Nursing in Operational Leadership


Our online, interdisciplinary MSN program in operational leadership is ideal for working professionals who are looking to enhance their leadership skills and develop a strong understanding of how health care organizations operate and how best to ensure they run efficiently. This degree is designed for individuals seeking positions in quality improvement, clinical education, leadership or informatics roles. Integrated coursework allows seamless progression to masters or doctoral degrees.  

Life after Quinnipiac

All of Quinnipiac’s nursing degrees provide the versatility and contemporary skills necessary for our graduates to excel in their chosen fields. And their success proves it. Between our holistic approach to nursing education and the unique focus on interprofessional group work, the opportunities we prepare you for after Quinnipiac are virtually endless. Our graduates are working as Chief Nursing Officers, nurse practitioners, registered nurses and teachers, and are employing their specialized skills around the world, providing care to underserved communities and collaborating with physicians and other health care professionals in fields such as oncology and gerontology.

"We were there to provide hope to a nation so distraught. We wanted to give the infected workers there great care and encourage them to continue caring for their own."
Chelsea True '13
Chelsea, a lieutenant junior grade in the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned, spent 60 days in Monrovia, Liberia treating local health care workers infected with the Ebola virus.

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A Growing Need

Growth rate for nurse practitioner employment between 2012 and 2022. (US Department of Labor)

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