Graduate programs

Master’s degrees

Nursing studentThe graduate programs at The University of Akron School of Nursing prepare nurses for leadership roles in  advanced practice nursing. All graduate programs are strong, as indicated by exceptional pass rates on certification examinations.

UA graduates are in demand.

You can earn the master's degree in nursing (MSN) with advanced practice in the track of:

  • nurse practitioner

Learn more about the MSN program

Doctor of Nursing Practice

The Doctor of Nursing Practice is a post-master's degree program for advanced practice nurses.  A DNP is clinically focused, preparing you to generate clinical evidence, translate research, and develop evidence based guidelines for practice in varied healthcare environments. 

Learn more about the DNP program.

Learn more about the Post-BSN-DNP Nurse Anesthesia program. 

Graduate Admissions apply here

Apply to the certificate program(s) here