Master of Science in Nursing

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Our Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) programs prepare nurses for advanced practice roles in a variety of health care settings. Advanced practice nurses manage health care for patients with a greater level of authority than RNs.

 

Required Experience

Nurses with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

  • Nurses with a BSN and experience working as an RN can apply for the MSN program.

College Graduates with a Non-Nursing Bachelor's

 

Application Deadline

  • Application Closed for Spring 2019 admission for the following online programs: family nurse practitioner, nurse midwifery and women's health.
  • Apply by Oct. 1, 2018, for Spring 2019 admission for all on-campus programs, except adult-gerontology acute care and neonatal nurse practitioner.
  • Apply by Oct. 1, 2018, for Spring 2019 admission for the online adult-gerontology primary care program.
  • Apply by March 1, 2019, for Summer 2019 admission for the following online programs: adult-gerontology primary care*, family nurse practitioner, nurse midwifery and women's health.
 
*Our Summer 2019 adult-gerontology primary care application will open October 2, 2018

Information Sessions

Graduate Program Open House

Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, 6 p.m.
University of Cincinnati, Procter Hall
3110 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45221

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Additional Nurse Educator Certification

Is teaching nurses is part of your career plan? Learn about program development, assessment, evaluation, and other aspects of the educational process by adding a Nurse Educator Certificate to your degree program.

Complete four online courses (12 credit hours) in conjunction with your doctorate curriculum to earn the certificate and gain skills that will prepare you as a future educational leader in academic and practice settings.