Enrolling in the Advanced Professional Nurse, Master of Science-Nursing program will prepare you for a variety of advanced professional nursing roles. This flexible 100% Online program allows you to continue to work while earning your degree. Upon graduating you will possess skills for inclusive and equitable advanced nursing practice in diverse settings. Take the next step in your career and join this exciting new master's program!

Flexible - 100% Online

The Advanced Professional Nurse, Master of Science (M.S.) is a 100% online program offering flexible opportunities for the working RN. You can attend part-time or full-time. Take just one course at a time, up to four courses per semester, or somewhere in between. Develop an individualized plan of study that works for you!
Dual Emphasis (nurse educator and nurse leader):
Full-time | 42 total credits | Finish in under 2 years
Part-time | 42 total credits | Finish in about 3 years
Nurse educator OR Nurse leader emphasis only: 
Full-time | 30 total credits | Finish in under 18 months
Part-time | 30 total credits | Finish in 2 years
Learn more by attending an upcoming virtual information session!
November 2nd from 11 – 11:30am
November 13th from 1:30 – 2pm

About the Program

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Application

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Meet the Nursing Faculty & Staff

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Curriculum

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Advising

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