M.Sc. On Campus


Pacific Lutheran University

27 months
31844 USD/year
31844 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Nursing program offered by Pacific Lutheran University is designed to equip nurses with the knowledge and skills to lead change, promote health and elevate care in various roles and settings.


The Nursing program at Pacific Lutheran University prepares an advanced generalist, who has the knowledge and skills required of all master’s-prepared nurses as determined by the AACN Essentials of Master’s Education in Nursing (2011).  The MSN student may also choose an area of specialization.

Two areas of role specialization are available:

  • Advanced Generalist
  • Clinical Nurse Leader

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Nursing Competencies
  • Professional Foundations
  • Health Assessment and Promotion
  • Pharmacology and Therapeutic Modalities for Nursing
  • Nursing Situations with Individuals: Adult Health
  • Nursing Situations with Individuals: Mental Health
  • Nursing Situations with Communities
  • Capstone: Nursing Synthesis - SR
  • Roles of the Advanced Nurse

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 27 months

Start dates & application deadlines


85 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application fee
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • GRE or GMAT scores
  • Résumé
  • Statement of professional goals and quantitative skills.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    31844 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 71650 USD for the full programme during 27 months.
  • National

    31844 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 71650 USD for the full programme during 27 months.

Living costs for Tacoma

1000 - 1580 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.

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Updated over a year ago

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