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Nursing for Registered Nurses

University of San Francisco

M.Sc. On Campus Online
24 months
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1480 USD/credit
1480 USD/credit
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About

The Master of Science in Nursing for Registered Nurses program at University of San Francisco prepares RNs already holding an associate’s or bachelor’s degree to advance within the field by gaining experience to develop and manage patient care plans, and to advocate for best practices and outcomes within the healthcare field.

Overview

Nursing for Registered Nurses program at University of San Francisco is rated among the best graduate schools in the country for training nurses in assuming leadership roles in health care facilities.

Graduates with Nursing for Registered Nurses from University of San Francisco will demonstrate:

  • Clinical leadership for patient-care practices and delivery, including the design, coordination, and evaluation of care for individuals, families, groups, and populations;
  • Participation in identification and collection of health care outcomes;
  • Accountability for evaluation and improvement of point-of-care outcomes, including the synthesis of data and other evidence to evaluate and achieve optimal outcomes;
  • Risk anticipation for individuals and cohorts of patients;
  • Lateral integration of care for individuals and cohorts of patients;
  • Design and implementation of evidence-based practice(s);
  • Team leadership, management and collaboration with other health professional team members;
  • Information management or the use of information systems and technologies to improve health care outcomes;
  • Stewardship and leveraging of human, environmental, and material resources;
  • Advocacy for patients, communities, and the health professional team; and,
  • Leadership in delivering competent and safe patient care to individuals and groups in a variety of settings based in liberal arts and the natural sciences.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Community Health Nursing
  • Epidemiology and Population Statistics
  • Assessment Across the Lifespan
  • Nursing Inquiry 
  • Healthcare Systems Leadership
  • Adv. Pathophysiology and Pharmacology 
  • Financial Resource Management 
  • Healthcare Informatics
  • Nurse Leader Roles Synthesis

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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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).
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Credits

46 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

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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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.
100
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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online application and fee
  • For individuals choosing to apply for the MSN for Registered Nurses entry point, please provide documentation of your Active unencumbered RN License. (Must reflect the state where you plan to complete practicum hours)
  • Unofficial Transcripts from all colleges/universities attended
  • Grade point average of 3.0 or higher
  • Personal Statement: Your MSN for Registered Nurses personal statement is your chance to tell us more about yourself.  Some topics that you can discuss are why you want to continue your education, your professional goals, and why you want to attend USF.
  • Professional resumé
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • For international students only: A Certificate of Finance, a passport copy.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1480 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1480 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1480 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1480 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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