Master of Science in Nursing
The Master of Science in Nursing (RN-MSN) program is designed for Associate degree or diploma prepared nurses interested in obtaining a Bachelor of Science degree and Master of Science in Nursing degree in a continuous program. As an RN-MSN student, you will develop professional readiness, cultural sensitivity, and leadership/management skills throughout the program. You will also develop, test, and evaluate ideas relevant to nursing practice. You will learn to be a change agent in the nursing field.
The MSN portion offers you a choice of 3 specialty tracks: Education, Leadership/Management, and Family Nurse Practitioner. The Education and Leadership/Management tracks include 180 required practicum hours and 12-credit hours of curriculum. The Family Nurse Practitioner track includes 720 practicum hours and 24-credit hours of curriculum.
Online (except for practicum hours)
Admission requirements include:
completed application, copy of current RN license
official transcripts from all previously attended accredited institutions
ADN or AAS in Nursing or a diploma from a school for Registered Nurse Education
RN-MSN admission letter
minimum 2.75 GPA for BSN admission and 3.0 GPA for MSN progression
evidence of having worked as an RN for at least 2,000 hours prior to starting the MSN portion.
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