Program
School
Degree
Program
Nursing (Clinical Nurse Specialist: Adult-Gerontology), DNP
School
School of Nursing
Degree
DNP
The Clinical Nurse Specialist: Adult/Gerontology (CNS) is an expert in evidence-based practice, integrating knowledge of disease and medical treatments into the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of patients’ illnesses to improve patient outcomes. The CNS curriculum offers the opportunity for students to choose a selected area of clinical nursing.  The program is offered in a hybrid format, only requiring four days on campus each quarter.  Part-time study is available, and courses are offered to accommodate working nurses.
Possible Careers
Clinical nursing leadership positions in acute-care settings
Program Length
3-4 years full-time
5 years part-time
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Nursing (Family Nurse Practitioner), DNP
School
School of Nursing
Degree
DNP
As an FNP you are positioned to become an expert in each patient’s health history, and health background. Providing care throughout each individual’s life span will help you make the best healthcare recommendations possible. With an emphasis on preventative care, many Family Nurse Practitioners practice primarily in ambulatory care settings, and make significant contributions to underserved populations.  The program is offered in a hybrid format, only requiring four days on campus each quarter.  Part-time option available.
Possible Careers
Private practice and clinics where primary care is given.
Program Length
4 years full-time, 5 years part-time
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Program
Nursing (MS to DNP), DNP
School
School of Nursing
Degree
DNP
The MS to DNP program allows nurses who already have a masters degree to achieve a doctoral degree.
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Program Length
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Nursing (Nurse Anesthesia), DNP
School
School of Nursing
Degree
DNP
Prepares critical care nurses as independent anesthesia providers for the perioperative setting
Possible Careers
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist in perioperative settings
Program Length
3 years
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Program
Nursing (Nurse Educator: Adult and Gerontology), MS
School
School of Nursing
Degree
MS
Prepares nurses for faculty positions in nursing education.
Possible Careers
Clinical or classroom teaching in nursing education at colleges/universities
Program Length
2-3 years
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Nursing (Nurse Educator: Obstetrics and Pediatrics), MS
School
School of Nursing
Degree
MS
Prepares nurses for faculty positions in nursing education.
Possible Careers
Clinical or classroom teaching in nursing education at colleges/universities
Program Length
2-3 years
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Program
Nursing (Nursing Administration), MS
School
School of Nursing
Degree
MS
Prepares nurses for administration/leadership in health care settings
Possible Careers
Nurse manager, administrator, or executive
Program Length
2-3 years
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Program
Nursing (Primary Care Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner), DNP
School
School of Nursing
Degree
DNP
The Adult/Gerontology Nurse Practitioner (AGNP) program at the Loma Linda University, School of Nursing, will prepare you to exercise independent judgment in assessment, supervision, and management of the primary health care needs of adults and elders. The AGNP program emphasizes preventative care for patients 18 years of age and older.
Possible Careers
Private practice, clinics, nursing homes, and any environment where primary care is given.
Program Length
4 years full-time, 5 years part-time
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Program
Nursing (Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner), DNP
School
School of Nursing
Degree
DNP
The Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP) prepares professionals for advanced training in quality nursing care for children, adolescents and infants. Upon completion of the LLU School of Nursing Peds NP program, graduates will be equipped with the skills necessary to act as a primary care provider for patients under the age of 18.
Possible Careers
Private practice, clinics, nursing homes, and any environment where primary care is given.
Program Length
4 years full-time, 5 years part-time
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Nursing (Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner), DNP
School
School of Nursing
Degree
DNP
The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (Psych NP) program promotes whole person care, by focusing on the mental, physical, and spiritual health of patients. Students are prepared to promote optimal mental health, prevention, and treatment of psychiatric disorders and health maintenance within a variety of settings across the life span.
Possible Careers
Behavioral medical centers, clinics, private practices, jails, schools.
Program Length
4 years full-time, 5 years part-time
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Program
Nursing (RN to BS Curriculum), BS (Online)
School
School of Nursing
Degree
BS
The BS program prepares students for professional nursing in acute and community settings, and is structured to accommodate schedules of working RNs by allowing students to attend full- or part-time.
Possible Careers
Nurse in hospitals, public health, community clinics, emergency, schools.
Program Length
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Nursing, BS
School
School of Nursing
Degree
BS
Prepares students for professional nursing in acute and community settings.
Possible Careers
Nurse in hospitals, public health, community clinics, emergency, schools.
Program Length
2 1/2 years
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Program
Nursing, PhD
School
School of Nursing
Degree
PhD

Prepares nurses to engage in research that develops knowledge relevant to nursing science and practice.

Possible Careers
Nurse Scientist, Nurse Faculty, Nurse Leader
Program Length
3-4 years full-time; up to 7 years part time.
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