University of North Carolina Charlotte

24 months
8711 USD/year
2126 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) accredited Master of Science in Nursing degree is designed to prepare nurses for advanced practice in Nurse Anesthesia Across the Lifespan, Advanced Clinical Nursing, or Systems/Populations Nursing. 


 Inactive specialties include Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing.  Specialties in Systems/Population include Community/Public Health Nursing; Nurse Administrator; and Nurse Educator.  Three post-master’s certificates are available: Nurse Anesthesia Across the Lifespan, Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, and Family Nurse Practitioner Across the Lifespan.  Two graduate certificates are available: Nurse Administrator and Nurse Educator.  Offerings of specific specialties are dependent on sufficient enrollment.  Each specialty is individually described.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Human Pathophysiology
  • Pharmacotherapeutics in Advanced Nursing Practice
  • Health Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning for Advanced Practice
  • Advanced Health Assessment Practicum
  • Nurse Educator
  • Community/ Public Health Nursing
  • Nurse Administration
  • Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Adult Psychiatric Mental Health

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




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.

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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Prerequisites, where applicable, as indicated by specific master’s program criteria. 
  • A Statement of Purpose (essay) submitted online as part of the application submission process.
  • At least three Recommendation Forms from persons familiar with your academic and/or professional qualifications.
  • Unofficial transcripts of all academic work attempted beyond high (secondary) school can be used for admission review.
  • Official agency reports of satisfactory Test Scores (GRE/GMAT/MAT) no older than five years from date of application.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8711 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8711 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    2126 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2126 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.


  • Levine Scholars Program 20 scholarships estimated at $105,000 per in-state student and $155,000 per out-of-state student.
  • Crown Scholars Program awards $19,000 annually for tuition and fees, room and board, and other expenses and a $5,000 stipend for University-approved study abroad.
  • The Albert Engineering Leadership Scholars Program awards an annual renewable merit scholarship including tuition, fees, room and board; Up to $6,000 professional development allowance for an undergraduate summer research experience or internship.

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.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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