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Graduate Program

Nursing

Dillard University Nursing Graduate Program

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.

Nursing Graduate Student Requirements

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.

We accept the following application types:

Application Fee

Application fee of $40.00 via check or money order payable to Dillard University. Fee Waivers are accepted)-NACAC, College Board, Financial Hardship Letter, Free/Reduced Lunch Letter

Application Process

  • Submit all electronic transcripts from institutions attended to admissions@dillard.edu
    • For official paper transcripts, the mailing is address is Office of Admissions, Dillard University, 2601 Gentilly Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70122
  • Once you receive your official offer of acceptanceit will contain your DU ID.
  • Once you obtain your DU ID, follow the instructions to access your DU email.
  • Submit a DUCON Graduate Application to the College of Nursing by July 31. The Graduate Student ID must be included on the DUCON Graduate Application.
  • Your acceptance letter to the Graduate Nursing Program and nursing graduate advisor information will be sent to your DU email.
Dillard University Campus

Note: Students admitted to the MSN degree program options receive a DUCON Graduate advisor to assist with program matriculation.

Deadlines

Complete a Dillard University (DU) – Graduate Studies application by July 1.

Accreditation Details

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.

Begin your application for admission today!

**STUDENTS SHOULD ONLY COMPLETE ONE APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION PER INTERESTED SEMESTER**

Please allow at least 5-7 business days for the processing of all documents received. Be sure that your first and last name appear on all student records submitted.

Contact the Office of Recruitment, Admissions and Programming at (504)816-4670 or admissions@dillard.edu for additional information regarding our application process.

  • Dillard University College of Nursing
  • 2601 Gentilly Blvd., New Orleans, LA
  • Professional Studies Building, Room 102 @ 504-816-4717
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