M.Sc. On Campus


University of Hawaii at Manoa

12 months
33648 USD/year
33648 USD/year
15600 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Nursing program at University of Hawaii at Manoa is designed for registered nurses who seek to expand their knowledge and clinical expertise to assume advanced practice and leadership nursing roles.


We have transitioned the nurse practitioner specialty offering from the master’s to the Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP) to align with the national direction of the profession. Students interested in these specialties should pursue the school’s DNP program. 

UH Manoa Nursing will continue to provide nurse practitioner and nursing executive leadership master's-level courses until all current students have completed their program.

Multicultural Global Experience

Committed to being the leading indigenous serving university in the country, University of Hawaii at Manoa proudly delivers a unique multicultural global experience in a Hawaiian place of learning, with a long history of adherence to the principles of sustainability and the essence of aloha—truly like nowhere else on earth.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Master's Plan B/C Studies
  • Professionalism in Nursing 
  • Pathophysiology 
  • Pharmacology for Nursing Practice 
  • Health Assessment
  • Health Assessment Lab 
  • Foundations of Nursing Science
  • Foundations of Nursing Science and Practice Lab 
  • Bio-Behavioral Health Nursing 
  • Bio-Behavioral Health Nursing Clinic/Lab 
  • Nursing Care of Childbearing Families
  • Nursing Care of Childbearing Families Clinical/Lab
  • Acute Care Nursing 
  • Acute Care Nursing Lab 
  • Clinical Immersion to Nursing Practice 
  • Clinical Immersion to Nursing Practice Lab 
  • Introduction to Community and Public Health Nursing 
  • Introduction to Community and Public Health Nursing Lab 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • To be eligible, an applicant must hold or expect to hold prior to matriculation a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited U.S. college or university, or an equivalent degree from a recognized non-U.S. institution of higher education. At minimum, the applicant needs to demonstrate above average academic performance (B average, usually a 3.0 on a 1.0-4.0 scale) for undergraduate course work and for any post-baccalaureate or graduate course work. 
  • Because the number of qualified applicants exceeds the number of spaces available, admission is competitive.  Meeting minimum admissions standards does not guarantee admission.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    33648 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16824 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    33648 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16824 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    15600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7800 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Honolulu

1640 - 2500 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Updated over a year ago

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