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Dillard University Graduate Nursing Program

 Choose Your Path to Earn your Masters of Science Degree in Nursing.

The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program curriculum at Dillard University College of Nursing (DUCON) embodies a coherent course of study, consistent with the competencies for the novice nurse educators, nurse leaders and nurse entrepreneur’s values. Integrated throughout each program option are role specific competencies for the nurse educator, nurse administrator, and nurse entrepreneur that align with the College of Nursing’s end-of-program student learning outcomes (EPSLOs) and DUCON master’s competency statements. You the student meet three times a semester (beginning, midterm, and final), with the remaining course work asynchronous.

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College of Nursing Facilities

The Dillard University College of Nursing is The College of Nursing is situated within the Professional Schools and Sciences Building (PSB). The programs boasts six nursing laboratories, cutting-edge simulation and women’s health labs and specialized dedicated laboratory for student state-of-the-art.

Each specialized area has its dedicated laboratory, providing students with the opportunity to study in a state-of-the-art facility.

Program Contact

College of Nursing
PSB Suite 102

2601 Gentilly Boulevard
New Orleans, Louisiana 70122

Ph. (504) 816 -4717

Office Hours:
M-F 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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Career Outcomes

  • Nurse Educator
  • Nurse Researcher
  • Nurse Administrator
  • Nurse Entrepreneur
  • Nurse Leaders

Role Options

  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing Administration
  • Nurse Entrepreneurship

Did You Know?

Dillard University has the first accredited baccalaureate nursing program in the state of Louisiana, not just for HBCUs, for ALL universities.

Effective May 3, 2023, this nursing program is a candidate for initial accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing. This candidacy status expires on May 3, 2025.

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400
Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 975-5000

Note: Upon granting of initial accreditation by the ACEN Board of Commissioners, the effective date of initial accreditation is the date on which the nursing program was approved by the ACEN as a candidate program that concluded in the Board of Commissioners granting initial accreditation.

Dillard University has the first accredited nursing program in the state of Louisiana, not just for HBCUs, for ALL universities.


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