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Program Details

The online MSN degree program offered by Duke University encompasses a wide range of nursing specialities by offering seven advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) majors and three non-clinical majors: 

  • Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner - Acute or Primary Care
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - Acute or Primary Care
  • Neonatal Nurse Practitioner 
  • Women's Health Nurse Practitioner 
  • Health Informatics Major 
  • Nursing and Health Care Leadership Major 
  • Nursing Education Major


  • Official educational transcripts.
  • Three recommendations.
  • Satisfactory completion of a course in descriptive and inferential statistics.
  • Official GRE scores completed within five years of application.
  • Satisfactory performance on the GRE is required if your cumulative GPA is below 3.4 for the courses required for the undergraduate nursing degree(s).
  • The BSN and/or Associate’s in Nursing degree(s) will be used in the calculation of the cumulative undergraduate GPA.
  • Personal statement.
  • Resume or curriculum vitae.
  • Students will be required to come to the Duke School of Nursing campus at least once every semester for two- to five-day intensives.

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges