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Graduate Studies

Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) Programs

Enroll in the adult gerontology clinical nurse specialist MSN, DNP, or post-master's certificate programs at Widener University. As a clinical nurse specialist (CNS), you'll contribute to excellence in healthcare delivery and outcomes.

At a Glance

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Offered as

Master's (MSN)

Doctorate (DNP)

Post-Master's Certificate


Hybrid (Online & On Campus)

Credits & Avg. Completion Time
  • MSN: 42; 30-36 months
  • DNP: 65; 24-36 months
  • Post-MSN Cert: 15; 18-24 months
Campus Location
  • Chester, PA
  • Harrisburg, PA

Take the Next Steps


Visit our online application system to complete your app and share supplemental materials. There is a $35 application fee to apply to Widener.