The online MSN degree program prepares graduates for advanced practice nursing and for leadership roles in a variety of community based or acute care provider agencies. Seven concentrations are available online, so that students may customize their education to suit their interests and career goals:
- Adult Nursing Practitioner
- Clinical Nurse Specialist in Adult Health
- Family Nurse Practitioner
- Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
- Nursing Education
- Nursing Leadership
- Nurse Midwifery
- A baccalaureate degree in nursing from a nationally accredited nursing program.
- A minimum GPA of 2.7 in undergraduate studies and a minimum GPA of 3.00 in nursing major.
- Currently non-restricted license to practice as a registered nurse (RN) in North Carolina or a NCSBN-compact state.
- A written statement describing the applicant's interest in graduate study, career goals, and the MSN degree's relations to those goals.
- Three professional references.
- A personal interview with a member of the graduate faculty.
- A course in statistics with a grade of "C" or higher and computer literacy are pre-requisites for all concentrations in nursing.
School Accreditation Statement
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges