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Online Nursing Degree Programs

In the ever-changing world of healthcare, having an advanced degree is now the industry standard for senior-level professionals. A postgraduate education through The Catholic University of America’s Nursing Leadership suite of online nursing degree programs is the best way to earn a relevant degree from a respected, accredited institution while balancing the demands of your career and life.

The university’s online nursing degree program is ranked in the top 100 programs nationwide, according to US News & World Report. Delivering an education that is relevant and focused is an integral part of The Catholic University of America's mission and commitment to meeting the demand for flexible online educational opportunities for nursing leadership, through extensive online offerings, meeting the call to educate the best nursing professionals. 

Expected Program Outcomes:

  • Promote the health of individuals and families in multiple settings in communities across the nation;
  • Partner with patients for shared decision making in the provision of comprehensive integrated primary care;
  • Promote positive changes in healthcare delivery and nursing practice;
  • Engage in collaborative interprofessional relationships with colleagues to improve health outcomes of patients and communities.

Online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

The Catholic University of America's Online Master of Science in Nursing is a challenging program, one designed to meet the needs of the working career nurse seeking a high quality family nurse practitioner educational program. Through experienced faculty and effective administration, the online Master of Science in Nursing will help prepare you to provide quality health care to patients.

Online Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

The online DNP will set you apart within the realm of nursing leadership.  You will learn how to become a well-rounded healthcare executive, implementing policy from the patient’s room to the boardroom, making for an efficiently run healthcare program or facility. You will learn how to develop and incorporate health policy; understand industry-based business principles, and develop knowledge of how to put state and government-compliant health policy into practice.

The Catholic University of America emphasizes the role of ethics and values in health care so you graduate with a doctoral degree in nursing that focuses on evidence-based care and skills that can be immediately put into daily practice, laying the foundation for future success in nursing management.

Online Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Nursing

Live on the cutting-edge of healthcare with an online Ph.D. from Catholic University’s online nursing programs.  Learn from veteran faculty as you develop your skill-set to become a part of the next generation of senior healthcare researchers and nursing management executives.  This degree will help prepare you for a career of research and scholarly publication to executive nursing leadership, practicing at the highest levels of a growing field, helping you earn a competitive advantage in the global marketplace. 

Online Nursing Programs That Fit Every Busy Schedule

The Catholic University of America’s unique online environment allows students the flexibility to pursue their educational goals while still meeting their daily obligations. The university's online nursing degree faculty and support staff seeks to assist students as they become the most effective nursing leadership possible by empowering them with skills that are relevant for the demands of the business of healthcare. 

Nursing Careers

To meet the demands of today’s complex healthcare environment and mitigate the increasing shortage of physicians, it is more critical than ever that nurses with research and clinical-based knowledge are available to satisfy the industry’s needs. As a graduate from The Catholic University of America, you will be fully prepared to lead a more fulfilling career in an advanced role.

Graduates hold such positions as:

  • Family Nurse Practitioners
  • Nursing Educators
  • Clinical Nurse Specialists
  • Research Directors
  • Health Policy Influencers
  • Tenured Faculty

Learn more about the online nursing degree programs at The Catholic University of America: call us today at 855-295-5711 to speak to an admission team member, or request more information.

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The Catholic University of America is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (3624 Market Street, 2nd Floor West, Philadelphia PA 19104, 267-284-5000), which evaluates higher education institutions in Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, including the institutions’ online and distance education programs.

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The baccalaureate degree in nursing, masters's degree in nursing and Doctor of Nursing Practice at The Catholic University of America are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, 202-887-6791.