The Marshall University of Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program offers advanced education and training for professional nurses like yourself. The purpose of the program is to provide registered nurses to become advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) in a variety of healthcare settings.
The MSN degree at Marshall University focuses on 5 specialization areas. Three of the areas of emphasis are available in-person.
- Family Nurse Practitioner
- Nurse Midwifery (Cooperative program with Shenandoah University in Winchester, Virginia)
- Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (Cooperative program with Shenandoah University in Winchester, Virginia)
And two 100% online areas of emphasis:
For more info on the Post Master’s Certificate Options.
MSN Admissions application.
The MSN program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing.
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- Get help with the application and enrollment process.
The M.S.N. program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing.
Develop expertise in a specialized area or in the administration of clinical services.
Preceptorship positions available at local and regional hospitals to experience anything you may encounter.
- Hospital or Doctors Office Administration
- Professor of Nursing
- Nurse Practitioner
- Healthcare Policy
Students must also submit a separate application to the M.S.N. program at: https://www.marshall.edu/nursing/degrees/marshall-university-master-of science-in-nursing/admission/.
Application Deadlines for the M.S.N. program by Track:
- Online Nursing Administration Track (MSN- NA)
- Online Nursing Education Track (MSN- NE)
Online Post-Master's Certificate (PMC) PMC-NA or PMC-NE
Applications to these program tracks (MSN-NA, MSN-NE, PMC-NA, PMC-NE) are on a rolling admission basis. Applications are reviewed in the order in which they become complete with all supporting materials. This process will continue until the class is filled; therefore, it benefits applicants to complete their applications early. Completed applications will be accepted no later than December 1st for the Spring semester and August 1st for the Fall semester.
- Virtual Family Nurse Practitioner Track (FNP)
- Virtual Family Nurse Practitioner-Post-Master Certificate (PMC-FNP)
- Shenandoah Cooperative Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Track (PMHNP)*
- Shenandoah Cooperative Midwifery Track (MW)*
Applicants for the FNP, PMC-FNP, PMHNP, and MW will receive priority consideration, with submission of completed applications and all required supporting materials by the priority deadlines of September 15th for the Spring semester and February 15th for the Fall semester. Completed applications submitted after the priority deadline will be considered on a case-by-case basis only if openings remain in these program tracks, but no later than December 1st for the Spring semester and August 1st for the Fall semester.
* There is no PMC-PMHNP or PMC-MW through Marshall University with Shenandoah.