12 months
34700 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The graduate curriculum in Nursing at Fairleigh Dickinson University is designed to serve those who desire to study advanced nursing rooted in explicit nursing knowledge as a guide to various roles.


The Master of Science in Nursing Program prepares individuals as adult, family, and psychiatric/mental health nurse practitioners, forensic specialists, clinical nurse leaders, nurse educators,nurse administrators and nurse information system specialists.

Advanced scholarship takes place within the context of nursing as a discipline and profession and is the guiding theme of all activities encompassed within the learning environment.


Fairleigh Dickinson University is a center of academic excellence dedicated to the preparation of world citizens through global education. The University strives to provide students with the multi-disciplinary, intercultural, and ethical understandings necessary to participate, lead, and prosper in the global marketplace of ideas, commerce, and culture.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Adv. Nursing Philosophies, Theories, Roles and Issues
  • Theory Development and Advanced Research
  • Master’s Project
  • Advanced Pathophysiology
  • Advanced Pharmacology
  • Advanced Health Assessment
  • Advanced Health Assessment: Practicum
  • Advanced Nursing: Primary Care I
  • Adv Nursing: Primary Care I: Practicum
  • Advanced Nursing: Primary Care II
  • Adv Nursing: Primary Care II: Practicum

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduation from an accredited BSN program
  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • NJ Registered Nurse licensure
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English
  • A course in health assessment is required for all nurse practitioner tracks and strongly recommended for non clinical tracks 
  • Personal interview may be required
  • A minimum of 1 year clinical nursing experience is required

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    34700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 34700 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD per year during 12 months.

National Tuition: 1100 / Credit

Living costs for Madison

1793 - 4414 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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