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Note: We are no longer accepting MSN applications for 2014.
The Master of Science in Nursing Program, accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), is designed for graduates with a Bachelor of Science in nursing who wish to expand their careers into education or leadership.
Two concentrations are offered:
All courses are offered in hybrid/blended learning format, combining online with traditional on campus classroom experiences. Students take two courses per semester, but are only on campus one night per week 5-9 pm. Students are part of a cohort, taking all course with the same group of students throughout the program.
The program prepares nurses with a strong theoretical foundation in research, nursing and related theories, healthcare policy, ethics, cultural competency, and informatics/ technology as well as practice expertise as a nurse educator or nurse leader.
Coordinator and Advisor: Dr. Cynthia Bechtel, Nursing
Learn about the MSN program by attending an information session. RSVP here by choosing one of the dates for MSN Graduate Information Sessions.
Apply to the MSN Program:
The application deadline is August 1. Fill out the online application and submit all required documents to the Office of Graduate Admissions. A PDF of the application is also available.
- Requirements are accurate to date. However, the University reserves the right to change requirements in the future, and will notify applicants should any changes be made.
- Refer to appropriate catalog for Degree Requirements for prior years.