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Nursing, M.S.N.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #764 (BCR) , NC,
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. 

About

 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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    83

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    557

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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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).

  • 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.
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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.

Funding

  • 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.

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