12 months
11846 USD/year
11846 USD/year
2890 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Is it time to elevate your nursing career? The Nursing program of The University of North Carolina at Charlotte can take you there. Our graduates are scholar-clinicians who blend a theoretical understanding of the nursing field with hands-on expertise and are equipped to apply this knowledge to their own unique healthcare environments.


We offer a variety of specialties for those seeking an MSN degree with the Nursing program of The University of North Carolina at Charlotte. There is a growing demand in the ever-changing world of health care with specializations in Family Nurse Practitioner, Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Nursing Education, Nursing Administration, and Community/Public Health; certificates in Nursing Education, Nursing Administration and Applied Nursing Informatics; and post-masters certificates in Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner and Family Nurse Practitioner Across the Lifespan.

Why choose our programs? 

  • Students engage with highly skilled, nationally recognized faculty to facilitate the synthesis of advanced nursing knowledge in order to deliver the highest quality of care.
  • Students have full access to hands-on experiential learning and skills practice in a state-of-the-art simulation environment.
  • Graduates are skilled in the provision of evidence-based health care to members of diverse populations.
  • Graduates advance the discipline and practice of nursing through participation, interpretation, and translation of research into practice. 
  • Graduates serve as leaders, clinicians, and scholars with the ability to influence health policy and improve the healthcare delivery system.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theoretical Basis for Nursing Practice
  • Health Policy and Planning in the U.S.
  • Research in Nursing and Health Professions
  • Advanced Health Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning for Advanced Practice
  • Biostatistics
  • Advanced Human Physiology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Current unrestricted licensure as a Registered Nurse; current license in North Carolina or a compact state or the state identified by faculty for clinical practice before enrollment
  • Baccalaureate degree from a college or university accredited by an accepted accrediting body. If the degree is not in Nursing and courses in Research, Leadership/Management, Aging and Health and Community Health are lacking, they will be required as part of the program of study
  • Satisfactory performance on the GRE or the MAT or a previous Graduate degree with documentation of test scores
  • One year of professional nursing practice is recommended
  • An essay (statement of purpose) describing the applicant’s experience and objective in undertaking graduate study in the chosen concentration
  • Overall GPA of at least 3.0
  • Completion of a statistics course with a grade of C or above

Work experience

  • One year of professional nursing practice is recommended.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    11846 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5923 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    11846 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5923 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    2890 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1445 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Charlotte

1133 - 2060 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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