A CSON education prepares DNP students to become compassionate, evidence-based practitioners who are leaders in their fields and can initiate change within increasingly complex health care systems. Everything we offer — from our curriculum to student support — is grounded in Boston College’s commitment to social justice and an educational philosophy that values the intrinsic worth of every student and every patient.
Connell School graduates are:
On April 20, 2018, the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties (NONPF) made the commitment to move all entry-level nurse practitioner education to the DNP degree by 2025. "It is simply a better way to make a nurse practitioner," says CSON Associate Dean Susan Kelly-Weeder, president-elect of NONPF. Learn more about the announcement and NONPF's commitment to the field of nursing.