The online Master of Science in Nursing / Adult-Gerontology CSN with Oncology Specialty is designed to enhance students’ skills in order to ensure the health and well-being of the patients they care for as well as prepare students for the national certification exam.
This program requires students to complete core courses, advanced specialty courses, CNS specialty courses, an elective course, and a clinical practicum. CNS specialty courses include:
Cancer Supportive Care and Symptom Management
Cancer Pathophysiology and Disease Management
In addition to course credit hours, students must complete a Clinical Practicum. In order to begin this practicum students are required to have 2,000 hours of recent clinical nursing experience. This program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
Successful graduates will also be licensed by the state as advanced practice nurses. The Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist program provides the skills for students to lead cancer-related teams in designing customized health care practices for patients.
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
The School of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). CCNE is officially recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education as a national accreditation agency, ensuring the quality and integrity of baccalaureate, graduate, and residency programs in nursing.
Due to Nursing faculty requirements, the following online programs will not be available to residents of Minnesota, Washington, Mississippi, Virginia, Washington and Colorado.
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