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Master of Science in Nursing

Program Details

The online MSN degree program from West Virginia University equips graduates with the skills and advanced training needed to give high quality nursing care in a specialized role. The program offers three areas of emphasis to suit students' personal interests and professional goals:

  • ​Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)
  • ​Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP)
  • ​Nursing Leadership


  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing from a nationally accredited nursing program
  • Minimum cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 on all college work attempted
  • Current, unrestricted RN license in at least one state
  • Completion of 3 credits of undergraduate statistics equivalent to WVU Stats 211 and 3 credits of health assessment with a grade of C or better
  • Resume or CV
  • Essay
  • Three letters of reference

Accreditation & Licensing

Higher Learning Commission

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education