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Master of Science in Nursing

Program Details

The online MSN degree program from Western Kentucky University prepares students for career advancement and leadership roles in the field. Students may customize their education to suit their personal interests and professional goals by selecting one of the following concentrations:

  • Nurse Educator
  • ​Nurse Administrator


  • Completion of a CCNE or NLN accredited BSN program with an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Graduates of non-accredited programs are considered on an individual basis
  • Hold unencumbered or have applied for RN licensure in Kentucky or compact state
  • 3 professional references
  • Professional resume or CV
  • A written goal statement
  • Official transcripts

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education