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.
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CSON Summer Session Dates
Session I: May 11th - June 26th
Session II: July 6th - August 14th
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.
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