Advanced Professional Nurse, Master of Science (M.S.)

Graduates are prepared for a variety of advanced professional nursing roles and will possess skills for inclusive and equitable advanced nursing practice in diverse settings.

Program Highlights

  • Designed for the BS-prepared nurse who wishes to advance their nursing education to the graduate level.
  • Graduates will acquire the educational underpinnings for continuing to advance graduate studies at the doctoral level.
  • Nurse Educator Emphasis (30 credits)
  • Nurse Leader Emphasis (30 credits)
  • Dual Emphasis - Nurse Educator & Nurse Leader (42 credits)

Application Requirements

  • BA or BSN nursing degree from an NLNAC/CCNE accredited school of nursing preferred or in the final semester of an RN to BS degree completion program by the start of the program (dual enrollment)
  • Undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater on a 4.0 scale (this requirement may be appealed)
  • Current unencumbered RN licensure in at least one state.
  • Resume

Additional Requirements for International Applicants:

The program is offered exclusively online and is not eligible for I-20 issuance.

Application Deadlines

  U.S. Based Applicants International Applicants
Fall Start Rolling May 1
Spring Start Rolling September 1
Summer Start Rolling N/A

Time to Completion: 4 -10 semesters


Graduate Coordinator Contact

Dr. Sally Clemenson
msnursing@mnsu.edu

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