Master of Science in Nursing, M.S.N. (GH10)

Nursing
Prichard Hall 421 (map)
304.696.6751
http://www.marshall.edu/cohp/?page_id=677

Director of Graduate Studies
Dr. Diana Stotts
Prichard Hall
304.696.6751
msn-nursing@marshall.edu


Areas of Emphasis Offered:
(FNP) Family Nurse Practitioner | (NA) Nursing Administration | (NE) Nursing Education | (NMW) Nursing Midwifery  | (PMH) Psychiatric Mental Health

Certificates:Family Nurse Practitioner, Nursing Administration, Nursing Education

Curriculum: 36-44 credit hours.

Normal time to complete for full-time student: NA 1 year; NE 2 years; FNP part-time, 3 years; NMW part-time 4 years.

Program Highlights

Upon successful completion of the MSN-FNP program, graduates are eligible to take the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) Certification Examination for Adult and Family Nurse Practitioners and/or the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center (ANCC) Certification for Family Nurse Practitioners. Graduates of the MSN-NA program are eligible to take the ANCC Certification Examination for Nursing Administration or Nursing Administration Advanced, depending on their experience and stage of professional development. Graduates of the Nursing Education (MSN-NE) program are eligible to take the National League for Nursing Certified Nurse Educator Examination. Nurse-Midwifery (MSN-NM) graduates are eligible to take the American Midwife Certification Board Exam. MSN-PMHNP graduates are eligible to take the ANCC Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Certification Exam.

Program Objectives
The purpose of the Master of Science in Nursing program is to prepare graduates for advanced practice nursing in a variety of practice settings, particularly in rural and/or underserved communities. The program also prepares nurses for leadership roles in the administration of clinical services in a variety of community based or acute care provider agencies.

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Application deadline for Admission

Fall: April 1; Spring: October 1

GRE or other test required GRE (depending on GPA)

Program location

Online for NA, NE. FNP taught in Huntington and transmitted via interactive television to Pt. Pleasant, South Charleston, Beckley, Bluefield, and Fairmont.

 

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