Master of Science in Nursing

MSN in Nursing Education
MSN in Nursing Administration
MSN in Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nursing
Direct Entry/MSN 


The MSN program is for the registered nurse with a bachelor’s degree in nursing, or a bachelor’s degree in another field and an associate degree in nursing or a diploma in nursing.  Any previous degrees earned must be from an accredited program.  If you have a bachelor’s degree in a field other than nursing you must complete the National League for Nursing Baccalaureate Achievement Exam (NLNBAE) prior to acceptance into the MSN program.  Information on the exam can be obtained by contacting Joanne Carlson;

The MSN in Nursing Education and Nursing Administration is 39 credits and the MSN in Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nursing is 45 credits. 

Direct Entry/MSN

This MSN program is designed for individuals with a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a field other than nursing. The prelicensure portion of the program is completed within16 months. This portion of the program is accelerated and full-time. The MSN in Nursing Education, Nursing Administration or Adult-Gerontology Primary Care is awarded following completion of the post-licensure courses which can be completed on a full or part-time basis.  The direct Entry/MSN program does not award a BSN.   

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