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Welcome to the Vanderbilt School of Nursing Virtual Open House
Saturday, October 2, 2021

Welcome to our Virtual Open House, which will take place on Zoom! 

OPEN HOUSE REGISTRATION

Why Choose Vanderbilt?

High-quality programs for every interest. Stellar faculty who also practice in their fields. Clinical experiences second to none. Active engagement with world-renowned experts and health care resources. Research and scholarly activity that lead the nursing discipline forward with evidence-based education and patient care. Above all, Vanderbilt excellence, education and impact.

It's no wonder Vanderbilt University School of Nursing is ranked as the #8 MSN and #6 DNP Best Graduate School of Nursing, according to U.S. News & World Report.


Get ready for Saturday's live sessions - Set up and test Zoom

NOTE: all times listed are in the central time zone
The agenda given below is tentative. A more detailed agenda and session links will be provided within 48 hours of the event start. If you have any questions on which session you should attend, please contact the Admissions Department: VUSN-Admissions@vanderbilt.edu or 615-322-3800.

10:00 – 10:50 am CST – Academic Program Overviews

  • MSN entry with a BSN & Post Master’s Certificate
  • MSN entry with a BA/BS in field other than nursing
  • DNP Program Overview & Student Panel 

11:00 – 11:50 am CST – DNP Financial Aid OR MSN/PMC Advanced Practice Specialties 

Topics

  • Financial Aid Q & A session for DNP Students

Advanced Practice Specialties

  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner or Family Nurse Practitioner: Which is the Best Fit for Me?
  • Emergency Nurse Practitioner and Family Nurse Practitioner/Emergency Nurse
  • Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
  • Nursing & Health Care Leadership
  • Nursing Informatics
  • Nurse-Midwifery and Nurse-Midwifery/Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner-Acute Care
  • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner-Primary Care
  • Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (Lifespan)
  • Women's Health Nurse Practitioner 

12:00 – 12:50 CST – MSN/PMC Financial Aid OR Advanced Practice Specialties

Topic

  • Financial Aid Q & A session for MSN Students (all entry types) or Post Master’s Certificate

Advanced Practice Specialties

  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner – Intensivist
  • Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  •  Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
  •  Nursing & Health Care Leadership
  • Nursing Education (Post Master’s Certificate only)
  •  Nursing Informatics
  • Nurse-Midwifery and Nurse-Midwifery/Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner-Acute Care
  • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner-Primary Care
  • Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (Lifespan)
  • Women's Health Nurse Practitioner/Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

12:55 – 1:25 pm CST – BREAK

1:30 – 2:10 pm CST – Q&A with Current VUSN Students 

Panel and Q&A session by advanced practice specialty with Current VUSN Students

2:15 – 2:45 pm CST – VUSN Opportunities and Affinity Groups

Attend one of the Student Affinity Groups & Organizations Sessions OR Attend session on seamless transition from MSN to DNP Degree program

2:45 – 3:15 pm CST – VUSN Opportunities and Affinity Groups

Attend a different Student Affinity Groups & Organizations Sessions OR Attend session on seamless transition from MSN to DNP Degree Program