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Nursing (Two Year Program), M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
, NJ,
The Master of Science in Nursing Program is designed for the baccalaureate-prepared registered nurse (R.N.) who wishes to pursue a graduate degree with specialty certification as an Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AGPCNP).


The program focuses on the acquisition of knowledge and skills that enable the nurse practitioner to assess, diagnose, treat, and evaluate health problems of the client. Health promotion and disease prevention are also emphasized.

The program encourages self-directed learning and critical thinking. It ensures the graduate student will develop the skills necessary to function as an advanced-practice nurse.


The master's degree in nursing program at Stockton University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Nursing Theory 
  •  Advanced Health Assessment 
  •  Advanced Pathophysiology 
  • Health Care Systems 
  •  Pharmacology 
  • Adult Nursing I 
  •  Adult Nursing II 
  •  Practicum II 

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:


    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:


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  • Minimum required score:


    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: 3.3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3.3 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).

Meet one of the two requirements:
  • Possess a baccalaureate degree in nursing from an NLN-CCNE-accredited school
      • Cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher (on a scale of 4.0) with a minimum grade of "B" in all nursing courses
      • Cumulative GPA of 3.3 in at least two graduate nursing courses if the BSN GPA is less than or equal to 3.19.
  • Completion of prerequisite courses
    • Health Assessment
    • Nursing Research
    • Statistics

Tuition Fee

  • International

    961 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 961 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    961 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 961 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    624 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 624 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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