2023-2024 CATALOG

The Academic Catalog is the official listing of courses, programs of study, academic policies and degree requirements for Loyola University Chicago. It is published every year in advance of the next academic year.

Adult Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist (DNP)

The Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) role provides leadership for best practice initiatives and cost- effective quality improvement.

Clinical Nurse Specialists possess the advanced knowledge and skills to coordinate quality care practices across three spheres of impact: patient care, nursing personnel, and the health care system. The role may include direct patient care, as well as consultation, systems leadership, research, ethical decision-making, and advocacy.


Learn about the advanced practice care of patients across the cancer care continuum, by adding an Oncology specialty to your DNP degree.

Learn more about Loyola's Oncology Nursing program.