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Master of Science with Major in Nursing

  • The Master of Science with Major in Nursing at Minnesota State University Moorhead is designed to prepare registered nurses holding baccalaureate degrees in nursing for advanced roles in healthcare. The program builds upon general baccalaureate nursing competencies and provides specialty education and leadership necessary to meet the education needs of graduate nursing students. You will be better able to contribute to the advancement of nursing practice, collaborate in clinical practice, and form research partnerships in education and healthcare settings. The MS in Nursing offers two emphasis choices: Nursing Education (NED) and Nursing Administration and Organization Systems Leadership (NAOSL). Two graduate certificates are also available for those who do not wish to pursue a full master's degree.

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  • Benefits of an MSUM graduate Nursing degree
    Orientation and all courses are offered online with monthly synchronous meetings using a virtual platform. Practical/experiential learning my take place in your home area, if appropriate. You will select academic and healthcare setting practica that fit your practice areas or populations of interest and the course objectives. Summer course offerings are available and individualized progression plans are designed around your unique needs.
    The Master of Science with Major in Nursing at MSUM is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). Guidelines from national and specialty organizations were used to develop a curriculum that will prepare you for roles in nursing education and nursing administration/organization systems leadership.
    The MS in Nursing offers provides you the option of two emphases: Nursing Education (NED) or Nursing Administration and Organization Systems Leadership (NAOSL). NED is built upon the art and science of nursing education within the changing contexts of healthcare, nursing, higher education and evidence-based practice. Advanced education in NAOSL addresses the growing need for systemwide leadership in the healthcare industry and increases the understanding of the complex systems and issues involved.
    MSUM Graduate Nursing faculty are doctorally-prepared experienced in master’s nursing delivery using online formats. They are accessible and accommodating, and will work with you to ensure you receive the best education to enhance your career.
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    Careers & Outcomes

    MSUM graduate Nursing alumni are more likely to meet minimum criteria for leadership, education, and advanced clinical nursing positions. Your credibility within the practice setting, especially among other disciplines, will be enhanced.

  • Affordable + Value =
    A Smart Investment
    MSU Moorhead is an excellent value. Compare MSUM’s tuition to other private and for-profit colleges and even public universities, and you’ll see we are competitively priced. Our graduates prove the value of our programs.
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