12 months
894 USD/credit 38442 USD/year
894 USD/credit 38442 USD/year
455 USD/credit 19565 USD/year
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The Morgan State University Graduate Nursing Program offers a 43 Credit Master of Science degree (MS). The graduate program's primary emphasis is preparing graduates for the roles of Nurse Educator and Leadership/Management in Nursing.


Nursing programme of Morgan State University has a curriculum that incorporates the standards for Graduate Nursing Education as outlined by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), The Essentials of Master's Education in Nursing (2011). Core coursework and concentration specific courses all build on the previous learning of the Bachelor of Science (Nursing) degree. 

Key facts:

Course requirements include advanced health assessment, advanced pathophysiology, advanced pharmacology, contexts of health care, epidemiology, health care policy and law, health care information management, leadership and management, nursing research, and evidence-based practice.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Context of Healthcare System
  • Advanced Health Assessment
  • Advanced Concepts of Pathophysiology
  • Advanced Concepts of Pharmacology
  • Principles of Leadership & Management in Nursing
  • Epidemiology & Health Promotion

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


43 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Two (2) years practice as a registered nurse (RN)
  • Results obtained on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT). All results should be sent directly from the Education Testing Service (ETS) or Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC)]; test scores may not be more than five (5) years old prior to date of application.
  • Earned B.S. in Nursing from a CCNE, NLN or State approved institution.
  • 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 grading scale in all undergraduate course work
  • Must submit an APA formatted Statement of your philosophy of nursing
  • Must submit three professional letters of recommendation
  • If the applicant's native language is not English, the applicant must complete the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a minimum average score of 550 and no sub-score below 52 (paper version) or 79 with no sub-score below 17 internet based test).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    38442 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 894 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    38442 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 894 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    19565 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 455 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Baltimore

1240 - 2100 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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