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MSN Program Criteria

At a Glance
MSN Program Details Criteria
Format 100% online
Time to Completion As little as 24 months
Total Credit Hours in Major 37 hours
Tuition Assistance Eligible for federal financial aid, as well as grants and scholarships
Tuition and Fees https://www.frostburg.edu/admissions-and-cost/tuition-and-fees/graduate-tuition-and-fees.php
Application Deadlines Fall: August 1st
Spring: January 1st
Admission Requirements
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) in the B.S. in Nursing.
  • Hold a current, unrestricted U.S. RN License.
  • Hold the degree of B.S. in Nursing from a nursing program accredited by CCNE or ACEN.
  • Have completed 3 credits of undergraduate statistics.
  • Current resume
  • As part of application process, submit three letters of reference and an essay describing how the M.S. in Nursing meets your professional goals. Original letters of reference or reference forms must be submitted with original signatures.
Request for Recommendation Form
Essay Requirements
Graduation Requirements
  • Completion of all coursework required for the M.S. in Nursing within 5 years from semester of initial enrollment.
  • Completion of all coursework with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
Career Options Nursing leadership, management, research, community/ public health, acute care, long-term care, and more.

 

The MSN Student Handbook can be viewed in pdf format at the following link: MSN Handbook

 

The most recent requirements can be viewed at http://www.frostburg.edu/grad/

 

Applications can be submitted online at: http://www.frostburg.edu/grad/apply-to-fsu/. Click on Go to Online Application for Graduate Admission.