M.Sc. On Campus

Nursing Education

Salem State University

42 months
10378 USD/year
10378 USD/year
8758 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Nursing Education provides a flexible program at Salem State University of higher education through which students may earn, on a part-time basis, a master of science degree with a major in nursing.


Courses are offered primarily in the evening hours and are planned so that the part-time student can complete the program in three to three and one-half years.

The Salem State University School of Nursing helps to prepare nurses and future nurses to meet the many challenges of today’s complex healthcare environment. The faculty and staff from the school of nursing are committed to our students and strongly encourage and support diversity. 

Whether you are entering the Nursing Education program directly from high school, looking for a career change or wish to advance in your career, the School of Nursing at Salem State University offers a program specifically designed for you.

Our Mission

Salem State University's mission is to provide a high quality, student-centered education that prepares a diverse community of learners to contribute responsibly and creatively to a global society, and serve as a resource to advance the region's cultural, social and economic development.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Health Policy & Leadership for Advanced Practice Nursing
  • Theoretical Foundations of Nursing
  • Research for Evidence-Based Practice
  • Environments of Care
  • Advanced Health Assessment
  • Advanced Pharmacology
  • Role of the Advanced Practice Nurse
  • Advanced Pathophysiology

For more information please visit the program website.

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 42 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • $50 non-refundable application fee
  • Official transcript or transcript evaluation from all colleges or universities from which a degree was conferred.
  • Three professional references that address your professional and/or academic experience. Please note references from co-workers or friends are not accepted.
  • Official Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores taken within the last five years if required.
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores, if applicable
  • Resume
  • Active Massachusetts RN license. You will enter your RN license number into the online application.
Additional Requirements
  • Interview with program faculty may be required.
  • One year of relevant clinical professional nursing experience is required prior to entering into any of the clinical courses in the three program tracks.  

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10378 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10378 USD per year during 42 months.
  • National

    10378 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10378 USD per year during 42 months.
  • In-State

    8758 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8758 USD per year during 42 months.

Living costs for Salem

1100 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

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