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  • Home / Academics / Graduate / Find a Program / Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Program | Ursuline College - Liberal Arts Education in Ohio

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    Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Program

    It's your time to lead. Explore the master’s in nursing program below, including tracks available, careers, scholarships, and admission requirements.

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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. In this master's program, you'll seek to transform the health of your community through reflection and healing interaction with individuals and organizations.

    Specialized Master's in Nursing Tracks & Specialties

    As an MSN student, you can choose from the following areas of study according to your advanced nursing goals and interests:

    Graduate-Level Nursing Certificates

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

    Master's in Nursing Subspecialties

    MSN subspecialties are offered in:

    Master of Science in Nursing Accreditation

    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. U.S. News & World Report ranks Ursuline's MSN program #4 in Ohio in its 2019 ranking of the nation's Best Nursing Schools.

    Learn more about our MSN program in the MSN Handbook.

    Careers: Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) 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.

    Admission Requirements: Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Program

    Students are admitted to the program to start in August and January each academic year. To be admitted, you must meet the following requirements for the MSN program:

    • 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 of work experience as a registered nurse.

    Scholarships: Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Program

    National League for Nursing

    The National League for Nursing provides funding for nursing education research. Please visit their website for more information: http://www.nln.org/professional-development-programs/grants-and-scholarships

    RN Careers

    RN Careers offers this scholarship recognizing an outstanding nursing student enrolled in an accredited Nurse Practitioner program. https://www.rncareers.org/aprn/family-nurse-practitioner/

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