Master of Science in Nursing / Specialized Populations
Cleveland State University

Program Details

The online MSN degree program from Cleveland State University prepares RNs for specialized practice in population health care. The curriculum examines the health status of people in defined groups, taking into account attributes thought to influence health (lifestyle, ethnicity, disease, gender, age, environment, and social/economic/political conditions). Additionally, students may choose one of four tracks to suit their personal interests and professional goals:

  • ​Specialized Populations
  • Nursing Education
  • Forensic Nursing
  • ​Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL)

Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Cleveland State University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Applicaton Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Essay/Writing Sample, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV

Additional Info

  • Active, unrestricted nursing license required