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Nursing, M.Sc.

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University rank #501 (ARWU) Fayetteville, AR, United States
The M.S. in Nursing (M.S.N.) Program offered by the Eleanor Mann School of Nursing expands on the philosophy of the undergraduate nursing program and contributes to the mission of the College of Education and Health Professions and the University of Arkansas.
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Graduates of the M.S.N., with specialized preparation as educators, contribute to the nursing profession by applying evidence-based teaching and learning practices in a variety of settings with a focus on preparing undergraduate nurses for entry into the profession.

Upon the completion of the program of studies the graduate will be able to:

  • Promote evidence-based practice through problem identification and the critique of research findings.
  • Collaborate in policy development, resource management, and cost-effective care delivery.
  • Apply legal/ethical principles to promote a values-based professional practice.
  • Affect health care outcomes through advanced nursing roles of clinician, teacher, manager, researcher, and consultant.
  • Utilize theories from nursing and other disciplines for decision making.
  • Advocate for access to quality health care for diverse populations.
  • Collaborate with other disciplines to design, deliver, and evaluate health care services for diverse populations.
  • Provide executive, education and clinical leadership in a variety of health care and academic settings.
  • Programme Structure

    Courses include:

    • Role Development
    • Pharmacotherapeutics
    • Chronic Illness in Adult and Geriatric Populations
    • Chronic Health Problems in Adult and Geriatric Populations
    • Healthcare Economics and Finance

    Detailed Programme Facts

    • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Languages
      • English
    • Delivery mode
      On Campus

    English Language Requirements

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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

  • Admission to the University of Arkansas Graduate School
  • Submission of GRE scores for M.S.N. and B.S.N.-D.N.P. students.
  • Completion of the Eleanor Mann School of Nursing (EMSON) application.
  • Completion of a baccalaureate degree in nursing from an NLNAC or CCNE accredited program and for post-M.S.N. to D.N.P. students, a master's degree in nursing from an NLNAC or CCNE accredited program.
  • Current unencumbered licensure to practice as a registered nurse, and for M.S.N.-D.N.P. students, APN licensure, if required by student's state of residence and certification as an APRN.
  • Completion of a basic health assessment course (academic or continuing education).
  • Tuition Fee

    • International

      1138 USD/credit
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 1138 USD per credit and a duration of .
    • National

      421 USD/credit
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 421 USD per credit and a duration of .
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    Living costs for Fayetteville

    • 930 - 1350 USD/month
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