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MSN Program

Master of Science in Nursing

What Can You Do With a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Degree?

Watch Dr. Filomela Marshall discuss the MSN degree program

MSN Degree Program Requirements

The MSN degree requires a minimum of 36 credits consisting of different combinations of courses: core, direct care core, electives, specialty and Practicum. Two years of nursing experience is recommended, and a BSN degree from an accredited program is required.

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MSN Program Credit Distribution

Subject Category Credits
I. Core Courses 12
II. Direct Care Core Courses or Electives 9
III. Area of Specialty (choose one) 15
  • Nurse Educator
(15)
  • Nursing Informatics
(15)
  • Nursing Administration
(15)
Total Credits 36

MSN Area of Specialty

Please note: Graduate credits that were earned more than seven years prior to a student's enrollment date may not be applied to either the MSN degree or certificate without the permission of the Dean of the W. Cary Edwards School of Nursing.

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About the MSN Program

Credits:

36


Estimated Cost of Degree:

$18,384* – $24,396

Based on:

  • $50 application fee
  • $668 per credit
  • $298 graduation fee

Excludes books or other fees
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*estimated cost for graduates of the University's RN-BSN program who complete nine graduate credits as part of the RN-BSN program.


Format:

Entirely Online


Transfer Credits:

Up to 12 Credits

Degree Program Profile Sheet

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