Nursing Graduate Programs

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Attend Our Next Information Session

You'll get your questions answered about our BSN to DNP Nurse Anesthesia program, and a waiver to cover your application fee. Join us at our Virtual Information Fair on:

  • Tuesday, March 5, 2024, 5–7 pm

Interested in another program? We'll be holding future information sessions on our other graduate nursing programs.

The Zvart Onanian School of Nursing Offers these Graduate Programs:

A Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN) Degree with 3 Concentration Options

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  • Adult/Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Adult/Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Population/Public Health Nursing

More on the MSN Degree

4 Certificate of Graduate Study (C.G.S.) Options

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  • Post-Masters Adult/Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Post-Masters Adult/Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety
  • Nursing Care Management

More on these Certificate Options

2 Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Options

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Our Master's to DNP degree program prepares licensed nurses to become leaders, clinical scholars and experts who influence future health-care policy. The BSN to DNP program, with specialization in nurse anesthesia, is the only nurse anesthesia program in the state of Rhode Island.

More on these DNP Options 

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Accreditation

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master’s degree program in nursing, and Doctor of Nursing Practice program at Rhode Island College are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).

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Ready to Take the Next Step?

Apply to the Graduate School at RIC. To begin the application process, you will need to sign up for an account with CollegeNET. 

Additional Resources

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Contact the Graduate Nursing Chair