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Appalachian State University

24 months
1102 USD/credit 21489 USD/year
1102 USD/credit 21489 USD/year
304 USD/credit 5928 USD/year
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Nursing from Appalachian State University will emphasize educational creativity, nursing practice, leadership and research through a methodology approach that focuses on the preparation of the MSN-RN as a nurse educator.  


With Nursing from Appalachian State University you will be able to teach using simulation and a wide variety of methodologies in academic, staff development and/or patient care settings.

You will be connected to faculty who will help integrate holistic best practices into education offerings for individuals and groups in academic, patient care and staff development settings.


This program prepares you for educator roles in practice settings and for academic positions in nursing programs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theories for Advanced Nursing Practice
  • Contemporary Issues in Nursing
  • Advanced Health Assessment for Adults
  • Advanced Pathophysiology
  • Nursing Research for Evidence-Based Practice
  • Advanced Pharmacology for Nursing

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited (NLNAC or CCNE) college or university; or 
  • Graduate of an accredited associate degree nursing program or diploma nursing program with a baccalaureate degree in another field
  • Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.5 or GPA of 3.0-3.5 with satisfactory performance on the GRE (preferred) or MAT within the past five years
  • Undergraduate statistics course (descriptive and inferential statistics) with a grade of C or higher
  • Undergraduate research course with a grade of C or higher
  • Current, unrestricted RN license In North Carolina or a state participating in the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) with North Carolina.
  • One year of nursing experience before beginning the program
  • GRE or MAT waivers are available if the applicant has an undergraduate GPA of 3.5 or better
  • Resume (uploaded as part of the online application)
  • Official transcripts 
  • Personal statement
  • Three letters of academic or professional reference

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21489 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1102 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    21489 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1102 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    5928 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 304 USD per credit during 24 months.


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