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Nursing

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Master
12 months
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13328 USD/year
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3252 USD/year
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About

The Nursing program of The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is designed to prepare nurses for advanced practice in Nurse Anesthesia Across the Lifespan, Advanced Clinical Nursing, or Systems/Populations Nursing.

Overview

Graduates of the Nursing program of The University of North Carolina at Charlotte will be eligible to take the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) advanced examination for relevant specialties and/or other professional certification exams.  Graduates completing the Nurse Anesthesia program will be eligible to take the American Association of Nurse Anesthetist Certification exam.

Concentrations

  • Nursing Anesthesia Across the Lifespan
  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Across the Lifespan
  • Nurse Administration
  • Community/Public Health Nursing
  • Nurse Educator

Degree Requirements

The MSN degree requires completions of 36 to 67 graduate credit hours, depending on the concentration.  All concentrations require a Capstone Project.  Specific requirements and prerequisites for each specialty are listed below.  Nurse Practitioner and Nurse Anesthesia are designed to accommodate full-time study.  Part-time study is available for some concentrations.  Many classes are held in the late afternoon or evening.

Up to a total of six graduate credit hours may be accepted from another college or university accredited by an accepted accrediting body or from a post-baccalaureate program at UNC Charlotte.  All courses must be approved prior to transfer by the student’s advisor, the Associate Director of the Graduate Division, and the Dean of the Graduate School.  All coursework, including accepted transfer credits, must be completed within a six-year period prior to graduation.

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

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

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
  • GPA of at least 3.0
  • A statistics course with a grade of C or above

Work experience

  • One year of professional nursing practice is recommended.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13328 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6664 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    13328 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6664 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    3252 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1626 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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