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Professional Degrees

The Nesbitt College of Pharmacy and The School of Nursing

The School of Pharmacy offers a highly respected program for students interested entering the field of pharmacy. Graduates of our PharmD (Doctor of Pharmacy) program are eligible for licensure as a registered pharmacist and are prepared to enter the challenging area of pharmacy practice, providing patient care in a wide variety of settings. 
Graduates with a BSPS (Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences) are prepared to enter into the global pharmaceutical industry in the areas of research and development, manufacturing and operations, sales, etc.
Our Nursing program is an innovative program that can best be described as hands-on. Working side by side with experienced professionals prepares students for practicing in any area or setting of the nursing profession.  Click here for more information on the Nesbitt College of Pharmacy and The School of Nursing.

Wilkes University enrolls the first class in its online Doctor of Nursing Practice program in summer 2010. According to the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, all new advanced-practice nurses in the United States will be educated at the doctoral level by 2015. Advanced-practice nurses include nurse practitioners, nurse midwives, nurse anesthetists and clinical nurse specialists. Only one week-long residency is required to complete the Wilkes program.

School of Education

Wilkes University’s Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) in Educational Leadership is a post-master’s program that capitalizes on the existing strengths of current graduate-level education programs in educational technology and leadership. All areas require 60 post-master’s credits for completion, including nine credits of dissertation. 
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