Master of Science in Nursing / Nursing Education
Frostburg State University

Program Details

Frostburg’s  M.S.N. program, offers two tracks fully online, Nursing Administration and Nursing Education and two concentrations in a hybrid format, Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) and Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP).  The FNP and PMHNP hybrid format is 90 to 95% online but requires students to come to campus an average two times a semester for 2 to 3 days.

The nursing education track is designed to serve students who wish to become faculty at nursing schools or educators in patient, staff or community settings.

Requirements

  • Must hold a current, unrestricted U.S. RN License
  • Hold the degree of B.S. in Nursing from a nursing program accredited by CCNE or ACEN, and have a minimum GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) in the B.S. in Nursing
  • Completion of 3 credits of undergraduate statistics
  • Current resume
  • Three letters of reference
  • Essay
  • Onsite interview (FNP and PMHNP only)
  • Nursing experience (FNP and PMHNP only)
  • Background and Drug Screen (FNP and PMHNP only)

Special Accreditation

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Geographic Restrictions

This program is only offered to residents in: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, California, Delaware, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma,