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Department of Nursing
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Curriculum designed to meet the challenges of an evolving healthcare environment

Preparing generations of of nurses to practice as independent providers of healthcare delivery

  • Undergraduate: 2013 Top 5 state-wide ranking. 94% NCLEX RN Licensure Rate.
  • Graduate: 100% NP Certification Exam Pass Rate

Front-line care

Changes to the nation’s healthcare system are demanding innovative and dedicated nurses with exceptional clinical experience and a strong background in evidence-based practice, the latest technology and strong leadership abilities.

Answering the call

The Department of Nursing answers the call, preparing graduates for the practice of professional nursing through rigorous academic and clinical coursework grounded in nursing science and related biological sciences, social sciences, and the arts.

What makes us distinct:
  • All of Temple’s academic nursing programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
  • Dating back to 1893, Temple’s nursing program is one of the oldest in the region and offers state-of-the-art facilities to prepare nurses for the challenges of today and tomorrow.
  • Our programs offer an increasing level of clinical experience and access to the latest technology.
  • Temple's Nursing Resource Center is equipped with a wide range of learning tools from task trainers to high fidelity human simulators - preparing students for direct client care.

Guided by the best in the region

Our experienced and talented faculty share their extensive expertise in clinical specialty areas with their students  providing valuable lessons and direct care opportunities in community and public health, maternal-child nursing, acute care nursing, critical care nursing, pediatrics, geriatrics, psychiatric/mental health, and health informatics. Faculty engage in evidence-based research and practice and work with students to improve the healthcare of area residents and communities.