Master of Science in Nursing / Community & Rural/Frontier Health
Western New Mexico University

Program Details

Earn your MSN online with a concentration in Community and Rural/Frontier Health from Western New Mexico University.  This unique program’s purpose is to prepare students to enter and improve upon healthcare delivery systems in the southwestern New Mexico region.  Through special training focused in community systems, you will expand upon clinical competencies including but not limited to:

  • Patient management
  • Planning and healthcare delivery
  • Epidemiology

Courses for this MSN program are offered completely online, though pursuing an FNP certificate along with this degree constitutes in-person attendance.  Graduates with the WNMU master’s in nursing degree are ready to pursue leadership and teaching roles in a variety of NM settings, from the state health department to K-12 or higher education systems, or direct patient care facilities.  Discover what it takes to attend to the healthcare needs of target populations utilizing ethical, evidence-based practice and competencies through the WNMU online MSN program.

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100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Western New Mexico University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Current RN license without restrictions