Penn History

Degrees offered and awarded by the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (1944-2003) in chronological order:

Name of Degree Abbreviation Years in which the degree was offered or awarded
Bachelor of Science in Nursing B.S. in N. 1948-present
Bachelor of Science in Nursing Education B.S. in N. Ed. 1951-1956
Associate in Applied Science A.A.S. 1954-1960
Master of Science in Nursing M.S.N. 1961-present
Doctor of Nursing Science D.N.Sc. 1978-1984