M.Sc. On Campus


University of Rhode Island

30 months
29774 USD/year
29774 USD/year
16322 USD/year
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Offering several areas of specialization, the M.S. Nursing program at the University of Rhode Island provides advanced preparation for professional nurses to assume leadership roles in a variety of settings.


Learning outcomes

For the M.S. Nursing program at the University of Rhode Island and post master’s certificate: advanced practice nursing (including family and adult/gerontology acute care nurse practitioner concentrations, adult/gerontology  primary care nurse practitioner and psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner).  Nursing education is a post master’s certificate program.

M.S. course work includes nursing courses in theory, research methods (qualitative and quantitative), leadership in the health policy process and study of problems and nursing strategies in client and client-nurse systems. Practicum courses are designed to provide knowledge specific to the student’s concentration area. The program culminates with  comprehensive examinations.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Philosophical & Theoretical Foundations of Nursing Science
  • Advanced Methods in Nursing Research II (Quanitative Methods)
  • Social and Health Care Policy
  • Graduate Study Seminar

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 30 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education in the United States or a foreign institution of acceptable standing
  • Adequate undergraduate preparation in the proposed major field or equivalent evidence of an appropriate background for undertaking an advanced degree program
  • A cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better in the undergraduate career that can be confirmed with official transcripts from the institution (some programs may require a higher or lower GPA).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29774 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 29774 USD per year during 30 months.
  • National

    29774 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 29774 USD per year during 30 months.
  • In-State

    16322 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 16322 USD per year during 30 months.

Living costs for Kingston

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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


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