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									              MSN in Nursing Education and Faculty Role             MSN in Innovation &
              (Online Program)                                      Intra/Entrepreneurship in Advanced
              The program prepares nurses to work as                Nursing Practice (Online Program)
              nursing educators, nursing faculty, or nursing        The program is designed for the graduate
              professors in all types of nursing programs. It       nursing student who seeks to re-invent and
              integrates theories specific to adult learning,       innovate in nursing practice in a variety of
              curriculum design and evaluation of courses           roles, as clinician, educator, administrator,
              and programs, critical thinking, both clinical        clinical scientist or in the business
              and classroom techniques, and the preparation         environment of healthcare. Emphasis is
              for the role of the nursing professor. The            placed on entrepreneurial and intra-
              unique program instructs students on how to           preneurial approaches to advanced nursing
              teach online and use technology to teach              practice. It offers maximal curriculum
              nursing in innovative ways. The two                   flexibility and includes the designing of a
              culminating practica provide students with            substantive      capstone     project    that
              opportunities to put what has been learned into       demonstrates innovation and the extension
              practice.                                             of the creative boundaries in nursing
                                                                    education, nursing administration, or
              MSN in Clinical Trials Research                       nursing practice.
              (Online Program)
              The program is designed for nurses who wish           MSN in Clinical Nurse Leader in Adult
              to be involved in clinical trials and research in a   Health (On Campus Program)
              variety of settings. It provides knowledge and        The program prepares nurses for an
              skills in several critical areas, including:          evolving advanced generalist role that
              applying FDA rules and regulations; phases of         incorporates advanced knowledge and skill,
              clinical research investigation; new drug             clinical expertise in an evidence-and-
              approval processes; drug protocol development;        quality-driven context, accountability for
              budgeting for clinical trials and more.               outcomes of care, integration of health care
                                                                    services, and clinical leadership for the care
              MSN in Nursing Leadership in Health
                                                                    of clients, who may be individuals or
              Systems Management (Online Program)
                                                                    clinical populations such as those found on
              The program prepares nurses for senior roles in
                                                                    a clinical unit or in other settings.
              a fast-changing, increasingly demanding health
              care environment. Students have the                   MSN Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
              opportunity to develop the skills needed to           (Online Program)
              become nursing managers and leaders. The              The program is designed to prepare Adult
              program focuses on information systems                Acute Care Nurse Practitioners for
              management and evidence-based decision                professional practice in high-acuity
              making for the nurse administrator- two skills        medical, surgical, and critical care patient
              critical for today's high performance oriented        settings. It provides the knowledge and
              nurse executive. Students are taught how to           skills needed for the management of adult
              solve problems, make decisions, resolve               complex, acute, critical, and chronic health
              conflict, and operationalize the mission and          care conditions, with the emphasis upon
              goals of the healthcare delivery system.              diagnostic reasoning and clinical decision
              MSN Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse
              Practitioner (Online Program)                         MSN Family Nurse Practitioner
              The program prepares practitioners in the study       (On Campus Program)
              and application of diagnostic and treatment           The program focuses on the application of
              modalities, and theories and approaches to            advanced-practice nursing knowledge—
              practice. Graduates practice in a wide variety        including physical, psychosocial, and
              of settings, as this program enables them to          environmental    assessment    skills—to
              provide direct (assessment, intervention) and         manage common health and illness
              indirect (consultation, case management, and          problems of clients of all ages. It
              supervision) advanced practice services to            emphasizes health promotion and disease
              individuals who are at risk and those who need        prevention using a family systems
MSN Program   mental health services.                               approach.
                           MSN Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner             MSN Primary Care Pediatric Nurse
                           (Online Program)                                  Practitioner (On Campus Program)
                           The program prepares Women’s Health Care          The program is directed toward preparing
                           Nurse Practitioners to provide care to women      pediatric nurse practitioners who will take
                           throughout the lifespan, with an emphasis on      advanced nursing roles as clinicians,
                           reproductive and gynecologic health needs. The    educators, researchers, and leaders in the
                           curriculum highlights well-woman care and         rapidly changing evidence-driven health
For more information       prenatal and postpartum care in the primary       care environment. It emphasizes evidence-
regarding on-campus        care setting, as well as in women's health        based       practice,       interdisciplinary
programs, contact:         specialty practices.                              collaboration, and critical use of evolving                                                          technology in the care of children and their
                           MSN Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner             families.
College of Nursing         Completion
and Health Professions     (Online Program)                                  Admission Criteria for MSN Programs
1505 Race Street           The program allows certificate-prepared           • A baccalaureate degree with a major in
Bellet Building, 7th Fl.   Women’s Health Care Nurse Practitioners to          nursing from a National League of
Philadelphia, PA           complete the MSN degree while continuing to         Nursing (NLN) or Council on Collegiate
19152                      live and practice in their home communities.        Nurse Educators (CCNE) – accredited
                                                                               program with a cumulative GPA of at
Health Sciences            RN-MSN Bridge Program                               least 3.0 or above on all previous
Admissions                 (Online Program)                                    coursework or the last 60 credits
Phone: (215) 895-2400      The program is offered to RN’s who have a           completed. Applications from RNs with a
                                                                               GPA < 3.0 to be considered on an
                           BA/BS Degree in a field other than nursing and
                                                                               individual basis.
For Online Programs:       wish to pursue their MSN degree. Three BSN        • International graduates (as well as             level courses must be completed in the “bridge”     Immigrants to the U.S. and U.S.
                           to the MSN program.                                 Permanent Residents whose native
Drexel e-Learning, Inc                                                         language is not English and have not
One Drexel Plaza           Financing Your Education                            received a Bachelor’s degree or higher in
3001 Market Street         • Government aid programs are available             the U.S., Australia, Canada, Ireland, New
Suite 300                    to students pursuing degrees and taking at        Zealand or the United Kingdom) must
Philadelphia, PA             least 4.5 credits per term.                       also have satisfactory scores in the Test of
19104                      • Applicants should ask their employers about       English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).
                             tuition reimbursement benefits.                 • While specific clinical work experience is
Phone: 215-895-0500        • Deferred payment plans are through                 not required for applicants to the NP
(toll-free) 877-215-0009     Drexel University, Office of Student               tracks, previous related work experience
                                                                                may make an applicant more competitive
                             Accounts, Phone: (215) 762-8498.
Fax: 215-895-0499                                                               (i.e., previous experience in critical care
                           • Drexel University accepts MasterCard.              for Acute Care NP or mental health             For more financing information,               experience for Psych NP, etc.)
                                   contact the Financial Aid Office          • A copy of your RN license or eligibility
 Drexel University                 at (215) 895-2537 or the                     for licensure as a registered nurse
Center for Graduate                Bursar’s Office at (215) 895-1445.        • Official transcripts from all universities
      Studies                                                                   or colleges attended      Key Program Features                              • Personal statement
Office for Graduate        • Fully accredited by the National League for     • Current Resume
Studies                      Nursing Accreditation Commission and the        • Two professional letters of
One Capitol Mall,                                                               recommendation
                             Council on Collegiate Nurse Educators.
Suite 260,                 • Flexible scheduling of clinical experiences     Special Information on NP Admissions:
Sacramento, CA             • Special tuition plans for employees of health   • Applications are accepted at any time,
95814                        system partners.                                  however, admission decisions are made once
916-329-3455                                                                   per year in the fall.
916-329-3464 fax                                                             • Enrollment in each NP Track is limited to 20
                                                                                students per year.
                                                                             • Enrollment of NP students is limited to the
                                                                                following regions: Pennsylvania, New Jersey
                                                                                Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Washington
MSN Program                                                                     D.C., Rhode Island, and Connecticut.
                                                                             • Exception: WHNP Program accepts
                                                                                applicants nationally.

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