The 36-semester hour Master of Science degree in Nursing consists of advanced training in evidence-based practices, quality improvement, process improvement, and best practices in nursing education. The program is designed to support improvements and innovations in nursing for the current American healthcare system. Course offerings in this program will give students a broad understanding of diverse topics in current trends in nursing. These include the promotion of evidence-based practice, the strengthening of interprofessional communication, and an overall mindset of professional development. The program will prepare nurses for careers in clinical and non-clinical healthcare settings. After completing the program, graduates will be eligible and equipped to take the Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) or the Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) certification exam.
Additional Requirements for Admission to the MS in Nursing
The following are requirements in addition to those that are part of the general graduate admissions requirements:
A successful student of the program gains the following skills (vary according to the degree/concentration taken):
International Graduate Student Admissions Requirements and Curricular Practical Training
To receive information on the requirements for graduate admissions for international students, please email your request to CPT@HarrisburgU.edu. Click here for requirements for admissions and Curricular Practical Training! All of the University’s graduate programs are STEM approved. Curricular Practical Training is NOT offered for this program.