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Nursing, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) Omaha, NE, United States
You’re ready to take a more active role in delivering quality healthcare and shaping health policy. Through the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program at Creighton’s College of Nursing, you’ll gain the advanced knowledge and skills you’ll need to be a leader in today’s challenging healthcare environment.
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Overview

We regularly admit new graduates, who may take core graduate courses prior to completing the 2,000 hours of clinical practice necessary for the upper-level clinical courses.

The MSN program consists of mostly online classes, but you are required to have some visits to campus. You can be a full-time or part-time student—whatever best fits your life. And, you’re not required to take the GRE or submit a thesis.

By earning your MSN from Creighton, you’ll gain the advanced scientific knowledge and practical hands-on experience you need to succeed in the ever-changing healthcare environment. Through your nursing courses and Creighton’s Werner Institute for Negotiation and Dispute Resolution courses, you’ll become an even more effective critical and creative thinker, communicator and team leader. You’ll graduate ready to make a significant contribution to the world.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Statistical and Data Analysis for
  • Evidence-Based Nursing Practice
  • UG statistics
  • Exploring Evidence for Improving

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, but application materials must be received by the mentioned dates. 

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    37 alternative credits
    • Clinical Nurse Leader—37 credit hours; 600 supervised clinical hours. 
    • Clinical Systems Administrator—46 credit hours; 525 supervised clinical hours. 
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Completed application & $50 application fee
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field with 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Must be from a college/university accredited by National League for Nursing (NLN) or Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Must include coursework in statistics and physical assessment
  • Current RN license with Nebraska eligibility
  • Official transcripts from all educational institutions attended
  • Personal statement. See application for specific requirements.
  • Three letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    870 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 870 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    870 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 870 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Omaha

  • 985 - 1520 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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