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 MSN Program Overview

  • Convenience for working nurses

Courses are offered in an online format to enable nurses to complete their degree requirements in as little as 24 months. Practicum hours are scheduled in sites close to students' homes.
 

  • Personal attention from caring faculty
    Small class sizes lead to individualized assistance from faculty whose main focus is your success.
     
  • Accessible and affordable
    Apply for admission, register for classes, and complete classwork online. Comparatively low tuition and information on scholarship assistance help to control program costs.
  • Knowledge you can use today

Courses include learning activities to help students apply what they learn in their work sites.

The MSN Program is based on the American Association of Colleges of Nursing proposed Essentials of Master of Nursing Education. Students will come to the program from an accredited BSN program. 

The MSN core curriculum is designed to increase the BSN prepared nurse's knowledge and skills in the areas of:

  • leadership, quality and finance
  • advanced health assessment, physicology and pharmacology
  • evidence-based nursing practice
  • nursing informatics
  • complex healthcare systems and populations
  • advanced practice nursing roles

The program prepares nurses to assume roles in leadership of complex healthcare systems and as educators in a variety of settings including academics, community education, and acute and longterm care based patient and staff education.  

The program is open to all BSN nurses who meet the admission criteria. Courses will be delivered in a full time and part-time plan of study using an entirely online format using synchronous online classrooms periodically throughout each semester to maximize student flexibility and maintain the student-faculty connection that is essential to academic success.