The graduate nursing program builds upon and expands the knowledge, values and skills of the baccalaureate prepared nurse. The College offers three options of advanced study leading to a Master of Science in Nursing degree.
- Primary Care Adult-Gerontology (Adult/Gero) Nurse Practitioner
- Primary Care Family Nurse Practitioner
- Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
In addition to specialty courses which prepare for expanded clinical roles in adult/gero health, family health, or psychiatric-mental health; the student gains experience with research, health care policy, nursing theory, clinical problem solving/critical thinking and creativity.
- A bachelor's degree from an ACEN or CCNE accredited institution with an upper division major in nursing
- A minimum grade point average of 3.0 on the baccalaureate level
- Curriculum vitae or resume
- 3 letters of recommendation
- Current unrestricted Registered Nurse license from the state where you practice during practicum rotations
- Passing score on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) if your native language is not English