The master of science in nursing (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. Salem State University offers two program tracks including nursing education and adult-gerontology primary care nurse practitioner. The MSN program is designed for working professionals with classes that are offered in the evening and in a hybrid format.
Students who successfully complete the adult-gerontology primary care nurse practitioner program track are eligible to take the national Nurse Practitioner Certification Exam in Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nursing.
Concentrations include: nursing education and adult-gerontology primary care nurse practitioner. The nursing leadership in health systems concentration has been suspended for the Fall 2020.