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B.S. to DNP (Post-Bachelor)

USJ’s B.S. to DNP graduates are passionate providers prepared to be on the forefront of innovation. Join a knowledgeable and value-driven community dedicated to improve healthcare locally and globally.

Play a pivotal role in your patient’s lives as an advanced practice nurse.

Our practice-focused doctoral program prepares graduates to:

  • Assess, diagnose and treat individuals and families with complex, chronic, and/or co-morbid conditions
  • Apply fiscal principles and logical methodologies to health care system problems
  • Analyze epidemiological and statistical data for their implications related to individual and population health and the effects of health policies on patient care, populations, and the healthcare system
  • Lead nursing practices in a range of clinical settings using health promotion and population health approaches, inter-professional collaborative skills, clinical scholarship, evidence-based practice, cultural competencies, and ethical sensitivity to manage patient care

Take the first step toward a career as an advanced practice nurse, ranked a top 10 career by U.S. News & World Report.

How do USJ students carry on the Florence Nightingale legacy?

“By striving my best, using evidence based practices in my work, and always brainstorming ways in which healthcare can be improved.”

  • USJ Nursing Student, Jessica Karwowski

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USJ Family Nurse Practitioner students get selected for CVS Health Foundation Scholarship

Reading Time: 2 minutes When USJ students get selected for a very competitive scholarship, you know there are going to be cheers heard around campus. Our entire community is grateful to the CVS Health Foundation for granting the University a $4,000 scholarship to distribute to deserving Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) students. The excitement and gratitude was led by faculty

USJ Professors Share Expertise on Fox 61 and WTIC

Reading Time: 1 minute From the nation’s politics to its health, the first week of February has been filled with breaking developments in the news. To provide insight into the latest stories, two University of Saint Joseph (USJ) faculty members made appearances on television and radio, sharing their expertise with Connecticut audiences. On Tuesday, Feb. 4, Kenneth Long, Ph.D.,

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