Master’s Program

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The Master’s Program prepares advanced practice nurses as either nurse practitioners or as master’s prepared nurse educators. Graduates synthesize and integrate knowledge from the biological, psychological, social and nursing sciences. They also analyze the effect of developmental, economic, cultural, epidemiological, social, political, ethical, legal and spiritual factors influencing the care of patients with emphasis on vulnerable and diverse populations.

Plan of Study:
Traditional Master’s track 
is for registered nurses with a bachelor’s degree in nursing taking master’s nursing tracks in: (Full time Only admissions Fall of 2015 as we transition to all DNP).

Pre-master’s Option is for registered nurses with a bachelor’s degree in a field other than nursing or associate’s degree in nursing. Students take undergraduate prerequisites, then proceed with master’s program tracks in:

Post-master’s Certificate is for registered nurses with a master’s degree in nursing from a program accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission or the Collegiate Commission on Nursing Education who wish to expand their competencies in the graduate nursing practice or education in order to become an:

Frequently Asked Questions

Program Track Fact Sheets:

Traditional Master's Track Options:

Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AG-PCNP)

Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AG-ACNP)

Nurse Educator 

Post Master's Certificate 

Pre-Master's Options:

Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AG-PCNP)

Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AG-ACNP)

Post Master's Certificate

Application Deadline - May 1, 2015 (rolling)

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