Degree Programs

Undergraduate BSN Program

Our Undergraduate BSN Program combines the latest in clinical theory with traditional nursing values that emphasize holistic patient care.


Accelerated 2nd Degree BSN

The Accelerated 2nd Degree BSN track is designed to enable students with a previous baccalaureate degree to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Degree in three consecutive terms. 

RN Options-BSN or BSN with Early Admission to MSN or DNP

RN Options  is offered fully online, and designed for registered nurses who graduated from an ACEN (NLN), ACICS, or CCNE accredited diploma or associate degree program to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN). Students may opt to elect admission to the MSN (Master of Science in Nursing) or BSN-DNP (Doctor of Nursing Practice).

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

Ranked 6th by U.S. News & World Report among graduate nursing programs in 2021, our Master of Science (MSN) program will prepare you to keep pace with the changing demands of health care systems and the nursing profession. To help you to reach your career goals, we offer two Nurse Specialty Role concentrations that will lead to satisfying careers as a Clinical Nurse Leader or in Nursing Informatics

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program prepares nursing leaders for the highest levels of clinical nursing practice. Here at Pitt Nursing, you can enter most of our DNP majors after earning your BSN or MSN. We offer majors carefully designed to meet the needs of both health care systems and patient populations: Clinical Nurse Specialist, Health Systems Executive Leadership, Nurse-Midwife, Nurse Anesthesia, and Nurse Practitioner (six concentrations!). 

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) program prepares nurse scholars who will discover and extend scientific knowledge that advances the science and practice of nursing and contributes to other disciplines. 

Certificates and Minors

The School of Nursing offers Certificate and Minor options. These opportunities allow you to broaden your educational preparation and increase your marketability. 

Check here to find out the deadlines for applying to any of Pitt Nursing’s degree programs. 

Certification Pass Rates

Out-of-state online students now pay in-state tuition rates.
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