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Master of Science in Nursing

Program Details

The online MSN degree program from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte provides registered nurses with the advanced knowledge and skills required to assume leadership positions and take their career to the next level. Students may customize their degree to suit their personal interests and professional goals by selecting one of the available concentrations:

  • ​Community/Public Health
  • Nursing Administration
  • ​Nursing Education


  • Current unrestricted licensure as a Registered Nurse. Current license in North Carolina or a compact state or the state identified by faculty for clinical practice before enrollment.
  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited university. A B.S.N. degree from nationally accredited program is preferred. If the baccalaureate is not in nursing, and courses in research, leadership management, aging and health, and community health are lacking, they will be required as part of the program of study
  • Overall GPA of 3.0 in the last degree earned is preferred
  • Completion of a statistics course with a grade of C or better
  • One year of professional nursing practice is recommended
  • A statement of purpose
  • Three letters of professional recommendation
  • One official transcript from all academic work beyond high school

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)