Degree Options

DNP Post-Master's

The Post-Graduate DNP option builds on the foundation of the advanced practice role for licensed nurse practitioners. Throughout the program, you’ll solidify your patient care knowledge and enhance your leadership and communication skills to help you lead interprofessional teams.

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BSN to DNP

The BSN to DNP option builds on your knowledge as a Bachelor’s degree-prepared nurse to help you advance your role within the nursing field. You’ll earn your Doctoral degree upon completion of your course of study, and you can choose from specialty tracks in Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner or Family Nurse Practitioner that will prepare you for an advanced practice role.

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BSN to DNP - Nurse Anesthesia

The Clarkson College Doctor of Nursing Practice in Nurse Anesthesia option combines a strong anesthesia academic curriculum with extensive clinical practice providing individualized anesthesia care across the life span. In addition, the DNP curriculum includes courses in leadership, health care policy and the evidence-based process to prepare tomorrow's CRNA to navigate the complexities of health care to improve patient outcomes. The full-time, front-loaded degree option consists of a 20-month didactic phase and 16-month clinical practicum emphasizing our College Values of Learning, Integrity, Caring, Excellence and Commitment. Upon completion, students will be able to demonstrate proficient skills in critical thinking, effective communication, professionalism, technology proficiency and caring for a diverse patient population. Our goal is to produce proficient, full-service, certified nurse anesthesia providers capable of independent practice.

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Post-Graduate Certificate

Graduate degree-prepared nurses gain academic preparation in the areas of Nursing Health Care Administration, Nursing Education, Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner and Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner through our Post-Graduate certificate options. Each track offers an online curriculum and the opportunity to complete any clinical requirements in or near your community.

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Master of Science in Nursing

The award-winning Master’s degree in Nursing option prepares you to design, implement and evaluate health care strategies and impact changes within the medical field. Nurses can become leaders within their organizations by earning an advanced degree in Nursing Health Care Administration, Nursing Education, Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner or Family Nurse Practitioner. Each specialty can be tailored to help you meet your specific career goals.

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RN to MSN

You can advance your career by earning a Bachelor’s degree and a Master’s degree in Nursing through our RN to MSN program option. The online curriculum is ideal for working nurses, and you can complete hands-on competency checks with limited on-campus visits. Choose from specialty areas in Health Care Administration, Nursing Education, Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner or Family Nurse Practitioner.

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Licensed Practical Nurse to BSN

The Clarkson College LPN to BSN option is designed to give licensed practical nurses the opportunity to advance their education and career by earning a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree.

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RN to BSN

The RN to BSN option is specifically designed to build upon your skills and abilities as a registered nurse and prepare you to advance in the nursing field. Core nursing courses complement curriculum in evidence-based practice, leadership and population health, and each teach you skills that you can apply to your specific career.

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Bachelor of Science in Nursing

As you earn your Bachelor’s degree in Nursing, you’ll become part of a tradition of nursing excellence. The program option combines a foundation in science and humanities and nursing specific courses to allow you to excel within a variety of health care environments. Highly experience faculty, early hands-on learning and structured curriculum prepare you to be the compassionate nurse that today’s health care field needs.

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