Higher-level credentials. Higher-level opportunities.

You’re a seasoned, advanced practice nurse, which means you’re familiar with the ever-changing demands of modern healthcare. Your work environment requires the highest level of proficiency in complex care delivery. Your industry is also looking for better, bolder leaders who drive translational research to improve patient outcomes. Choose our online Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) and that’s exactly the kind of leader you can become.

Custom tracks. Seamless transitions. In-demand specialization.


If you’re a licensed RN with a BSN degree, this track allows you to complete your MSN and DNP in one seamless program.


If you’re a board-certified, advanced-practice nurse with an MSN degree, this track allows you to earn your DNP in as few as two years.

Nursing Education Specialization

Put your advanced expertise to work in the classroom. Learn to teach clinical skills and theory — and prepare to make a lasting impact on the future of healthcare delivery.

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Progressive online learning environment

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Tuition discounts for select industry partners

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No entrance exams or application fees

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Small classes for personalized instruction

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AACN-based didactic and clinical coursework

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Clinical workshops and advanced simulations


Misericordia University is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education

CCNE Accredited

The Master’s in Nursing at Misericordia University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202‑887‑6791.

US News Best Regional University Badge

#35 among “Best Regional Universities – North”

The Princeton Review

Ranked among “2019 Best Colleges: Region by Region”