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Nursing Education, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
Newburg, KY, United States
The purpose of the Master of Science in Nursing is to prepare nurses to identify and address gaps in healthcare delivery and design through advanced nursing knowledge and higher level leadership skills for improving health outcomes.

Overview

The graduate of this program is prepared in nursing education, nursing administration, or advanced practice nursing. Consistent with Bellarmine’s goal to prepare leaders for our society, graduate students in nursing will be able to lead change, promote health, and elevate nursing care in various roles and settings.

The graduate program leading to the Master of Science in Nursing builds on the baccalaureate degree. The curriculum is designed to meet the individual needs of students, while maintaining a sound academic program in nursing. Each student identifies educational goals with a faculty advisor and maintains a close liaison with the advisor throughout the program of studies.

This program allows flexibility through hybrid courses, which blend on-campus and online learning, and may be ideal for students with professional or personal obligations during the typical work week.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Health Policy
  • Transition to Advanced Practice
  • Clinical Prevention and Population Health
  • Healthcare Professions Education Practicum 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    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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  • Minimum required score:

    83

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General Requirements

  • A completed graduate application 
  • A non-refundable application fee of $40
  • Personal Statement and Writing Prompt.
  • Professional/academic writing sample: This could include a term paper, press release, published story (nonfiction), digital portfolio, grant application, etc.
  • Two letters of recommendation (included in packet). Current resume
  • Final official transcript(s) from each college or university attended should be mailed to the Office of Graduate Admission and not be marked “Issued to Student.” 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    760 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 760 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    760 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 760 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Newburg

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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