Nursing (online), M.Sc. | Part time online | Catholic University of America | United States
60 months
1440 USD/credit 13248 USD/year
1440 USD/credit 13248 USD/year
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Catholic University of America’s CCNE-accredited School of Nursing is among the top nursing schools in the U.S., and the Nursing (online) degree is designed to meet the standards required for nurse practitioner programs nationwide. 


The Bureau of Labor Statistics expects the demand for registered nurse practitioners to increase by 31% over the next decade. Combine this with the fact that experts predict a massive nursing shortage in the United States and you can understand how advanced nursing education and a Nursing (online) practitioner certification from Catholic University of America can set you up for a long and successful health care career.

A U.S. News Best Online Program

  • Nationally known, clinically expert faculty
  • Flexible learning for busy professionals
  • A variety of specialties including FNP, PNP(Primary and Acute), and AGNP
  • MSN, DNP and Post Graduate Certificate Options
  • Financial Aid is available
Nurse Practitioner Program Options 
  • Family Nurse Practitioner FNP
  • Pediatric-Dual Acute and Primary Care PNP-AC and PC
  • Pediatric Primary Care PNP-PC
  • Adult-Gerontological Primary Care AGNP-PC

Terminal Objectives

Upon completion of the Nursing (online) program at Catholic University of America, the graduate will have:

  • Acquired advanced knowledge from the sciences and the humanities to support evidence-based advanced practice nursing;
  • Integrated nursing theory as the foundation for advanced practice nursing;
  • Demonstrated expertise in a selected role within a specialized area of advanced practice nursing;
  • Acquired advanced knowledge and skills to use and disseminate the findings of nursing research,
  • Acquired advanced knowledge and skills to effect optimum delivery of health care services;
  • Demonstrated ethical behavior and respect for Judeo-Christian values and;
  • Acquired a foundation for doctoral study.


The nurse practitioner tracks meet the curriculum guidelines and recommendations of the:

  • American Association of Colleges of Nursing
  • National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties
  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Program (AANP)

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Pharmacology for Advanced Nursing Practice
  • Pathophysiology 
  • Advanced Health Assessment 
  • Theoretical Foundations of Advanced Practice
  • Health Care Policy, Organization & Financing
  • Population-Based Health Care Management

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines


46 SCH




Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed program requirements with a grade point average of 3.0.
  • Satisfactorily completed a thesis or capstone research project.
  • Every International applicant needs to return a completed application.
  • Submit a $60 nonrefundable application fee. Payment must be in the form of a check or money order payable in U.S. currency to The Catholic University of America.
  • Demonstrate English language proficiency
  • Submit confirmation of financial support
  • Submit secondary school report with translated transcripts
  • Receive your admission packet with visa information
  • Secondary School Report
  • Official/Attested Copy of Transcripts

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13248 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1440 USD per credit during 60 months.
  • National

    13248 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1440 USD per credit during 60 months.


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.

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