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Nursing, M.Sc.

Nursing, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
, KY,
NKU’s Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program focuses upon providing the flexibility necessary for working RN’s to complete graduate education. It prepares nurses to assume leadership roles in advancing healthcare delivery in their communities.


Advanced Nursing Studies graduate education equips working nurses for more specialized roles, such as:

  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Adult-Gero Nurse Practitioner
  • Adult-Gero Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Nurse Educator
  • Nurse Executive
  • Nurse Leadership
  • Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Programme Structure

For more information, please visit the program website.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

  • Submit a complete application for graduate admission to NKU's Office of Graduate Education.
  • Submit official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended to NKU's Office of Graduate Education.
  • A conferred Bachelor of Science in Nursing with a preferred grade point average of 3.0 or higher 
  • Successful completion of an undergraduate statistics course
  • Proof of 1000 hours of practice as Registered Nurse.
  • A copy of your current, unencumbered RN License in the state(s) you are licensed and practice.
  • An up-to-date résumé which includes committee work, community service, additional languages spoken, leadership positions & professional publications.
  • A letter of purpose. 
  • Two completed reference forms
  • Tuition Fee

    • International Applies to you

      898 USD/credit
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 898 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
    • National Applies to you

      898 USD/credit
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 898 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
    • In-State Applies to you

      584 USD/credit
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 584 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
    We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

    Living costs for Highland Heights

    • 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.


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