Nursing, M.Sc. | Online (optional) | Simmons University | Boston, United States
24 months
1235 USD/credit 41990 USD/year
1235 USD/credit 41990 USD/year
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Our 2-year Master of Science in Nursing (BSN to MSN degree) program at Simmons University is designed for Registered Nurses (RNs) who wish to advance their careers.


What is the value of a Master’s of Science in Nursing degree?

Right now, the world needs advanced practice nursing professionals more than ever before. Nursing professionals are integral pieces of the healthcare system and their work has an impact on the health of our country. 

By becoming an FNP, nurses may increase their earning potential in a field that the Bureau of Labor Statistics has projected to grow 52.4% between 2019 and 2029. Nurses can also gain a sense of accomplishment and satisfaction by expanding their scope of practice in a career that is consistently ranked one of the best jobs in health care.          

Graduates of Simmons University’ Master’s of Science in Nursing (MSN) program are prepared to take the family nurse practitioner certification exam, and find success in positions in primary health care and community care settings, private practice, and in Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) programs.


The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master's degree program in nursing and Doctor of Nursing Practice program at Simmons University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202 887-6791.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Health Assessment 
  • Nursing Care of Individuals, Families, Communities 
  • Advanced Pathophysiology 
  • Leadership/Management in the Clinical Setting 
  • Health Care System: Interdisciplinary Perspectives
  • Statistics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • It is imperative that students who have or are studying abroad begin the application process at least six months prior to the deadline. 


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68 SCH


On Campus, Online

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited U.S. college or university with a preferred GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Personal statement of one-to-two pages
  • Current resume 
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Official college transcripts from all institutions attended, whether or not a degree was earned
  • Copy of Current unencumbered and unrestricted U.S Registered Nurse (RN) license
  • If applicable, additional requirements for international students

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    41990 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1235 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    41990 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1235 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Boston

1560 - 3239 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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