Graduate Entry Prespecialty in Nursing (GEPN)
The Graduate Entry Prespecialty in Nursing (GEPN) is a plan of graduate study leading to a MSN, designed for entrants with no nursing background. Requires two terms and one summer session in addition to the two-year specialization sequence.
Master of Science in Nursing
Nurses in advanced practice are professionals committed to the delivery and study of high-quality clinical service: responsible, accountable, and with the authority to help shape the health care system of the future. The MSN program of study in the school is viewed as preparation for a variety of leadership roles.
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
Two post-master’s DNP programs: Leadership DNP Program for mid-career nurses focused on innovation in management, policy and systems leadership; Clinical DNP Program is for Advanced Practice Nurses who are interested in developing and enhancing their skills as clinical leaders and innovators.
Post Master’s APRN Certificates
Post Master’s APRN certification at YSN is available in four areas: adult/gerontology acute care nurse practitioner, family nurse practitioner, pediatric nurse practitioner, and psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner.