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    The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program will prepare you as an advanced practice nurse and confident leader in the nursing field. Our program seeks to transform the health of the community through reflection and healing interaction with individuals and organizations.

    Specialized Tracks

    Select from the following areas of study:

    • Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
    • Family Nurse Practitioner
    • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
    • Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Practitioner
    • Leadership (online)

    Post-Master’s Certificates

    Post-Master’s Certificates are also offered in the following areas:

    Subspecialties are offered in:

    The master's degree program in nursing and the post-graduate APRN certificate programs at Ursuline College are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and approved by the Ohio Board of Nursing.

    Admission Requirements

    Students are admitted to the program to start in August and January each academic year. Requirements include:

    • Official transcripts from all nursing programs attended including one that verifies completion of an accredited baccalaureate program in nursing.
    • Evidence of ability to do graduate work as indicated by a 3.0 average shown on applicant's transcript.
    • Three letters of recommendation attesting to the suitability of the applicant for graduate work in the particular program. If possible, one from a previous instructor, one from an Advanced Practice Nurse and one from a work supervisor.
    • Completion of an interview, if requested, with the program director and/or graduate faculty.
    • Current licensure or eligibility for licensure as a registered nurse in Ohio.
    • One year work experience as a registered nurse.


    National League for Nursing
    The National League for Nursing provides funding for nursing education research. Please visit their website for more information:

    RN Careers
    RN Careers offers this scholarship recognizing an outstanding nursing student enrolled in an accredited Nurse Practitioner program.


    Advanced practice nurses are playing a critical role in health care reform. In fact, CNBC ranks the nurse practitioner as the #1 of fastest-growing career for college graduates based on data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. Job growth of 35% is expected for nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses from 2014 to 2024.

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