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Program Description

The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) prepare students for advance practice in nursing leadership and nursing education. The program consists of 24 semester credit hours of core requirements plus the specialization courses. Students must maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0. To receive the Master of Science in Nursing, students must have earned a minimum of 36 semester credit hours. The program can be completed in four semesters (16 months).  The MSN is offered fully online​​​​​​.


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Program Objectives

Upon completion of the program the graduate will be able to:

  • Integrate nursing and related sciences into the delivery of advanced nursing care to diverse populations.
  • Integrate theory, evidence, clinical judgment, research, and interprofessional perspectives using translational processes to improve practice and associated health outcomes for patient aggregates.
  • Evaluate outcome data using current communication technologies, information systems, and statistical principles to develop strategies to reduce risks and improve health outcomes.
  • Interpret research, bringing the nursing perspective, for policy makers and stakeholders.
  • Advocate for the value and role of the professional nurse as member and leader of interprofessional healthcare teams.
  • Integrate clinical prevention and population health concepts in the development of culturally relevant and linguistically appropriate health education, communication strategies, and interventions.
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Admission Procedure

Applicants for the Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN) must meet the following requirements

  • Meet the general admission requirements
  • Complete the program application for the MSN
  • BSN from an accredited program. Applicants from non-accredited programs will be considered on an individual basis.
  • Graduates of foreign BSN program where English is not the primary language may be required to complete TOEFL exam. Larkin School of Nursing requires a score of 500 or higher on the paper-based test, and 70 or higher on the internet-based test (iBT). Test must have been taken within the past three years. Scores should be submitted to Larkin School of Nursing. The TOEFL requirement may be waived for applicants with a minimum of 21 college-level academic credits earned from an institution in which English is the basis of instruction and classroom interaction.
  • Have an active RN license
  • Have a minimum grade point average of “B” or 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Submit a statement of purpose indicating career plans after completion of the MSN.
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Core Course Requirements

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Course CodeCourse TitleCredits Hours
ADVP 5000Advanced Pharmacology3
ADVP 5100Advanced Pathophysiology3
ADHA 5200Advanced Health Assessment3
NREB 5510Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice3
NURT 5400Nursing Theory3
HEPA 5300Health Policy and Advocacy3
POPH 5520Population Health3
HCIT 5500Healthcare Informatics and Technology3
 Total Credits24

Nursing Leadership Concentration

The Nursing Leadership concentration prepares graduates for advanced leadership roles. Emphasis is placed on leadership, health policy, safety, healthcare finance and operations management skills to allow graduates to assume leadership positions in quality, safety, management and nurse executive roles to shape policies, influence patient outcomes, and deliver evidence-based nursing care.

Required Course

Course CodeDescriptionRequred Credits
HQSM 6010Healthcare Quality and Safety Management3
OLNP 6000Organizational Leadership and Nursing Practice: Role Development3
FMHD 6020Financial Management in Healthcare Delivery3
NLCP 6030Nursing Leadership Capstone Project3
Total Credits12

Nursing Education Concentration

The nursing education track prepares graduates to function as nurse educators in a variety of educational settings, and provide leadership in curriculum development and evaluation. The program provides theory and practice, which builds upon the knowledge and experiences students bring to the curriculum. The program facilitates the further development of skills in the art of teaching nursing. The nursing education track offers the choice of focusing on adult education (staff development and/or continuing education in a healthcare agency) or higher education (teaching nursing students in a degree-granting institution). The program requires 24 semester credit hours of core courses plus 12 semester credit hours of nursing education specialization courses.

Required Course

Course CodeDescriptionRequred Credits
CUDN 6000Curriculum Development in Nursing3
MEEO 6010Measuring Educational Outcomes in Nursing3
NETT 6020Nursing Education Theories and Teaching Strategies3
NUEP 6030Nursing Education Practicum3
Total Credits12

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