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Clinical Nurse Specialist

Edgewood College

M.Sc.
36 months
Duration
997 USD/credit
997 USD/credit
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About

The graduate Clinical Nurse Specialist programs at Edgewood College hold a mission designed to develop nurses into leaders with advanced knowledge, Dominican values, and the ability to contribute to the changing, diverse healthcare environment. Advanced practice roles in nursing require further enhancement of critical reasoning and decision making skills as theory is translated into practice.

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Overview

We offer two tracks to reach your educational and professional goals of becoming a Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS).  You can choose to either complete the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)-CNS or continue to add the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)-Executive Leadership degree as well.

The advantage to Edgewood College’s program structure is that after receiving the MSN-CNS, you can seek certification and work in that capacity while continuing on with your doctoral level coursework to complete your DNP.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Advanced Pharmacology
  • Health Systems Informatics
  • Healthcare Finance and Regulatory Environments
  • Population Health and Health Policy
  • Leadership Residency

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

47 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Provide evidence of a baccalaureate or more advanced degree from a nursing program accredited by a national nursing accreditation body with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for regular admission status. 
  • Complete and submit graduate application (including $30 fee) to Graduate and Professional Studies Admissions.
  • Request that official transcripts for all undergraduate and graduate academic 
  • Provide two letters of recommendation from nursing supervisors, and/or colleagues
  • Submit a written statement
  • Currently hold a license as a registered professional nurse.
  • Prior to beginning the MSN program’s practicum requirements

Tuition Fee

  • International

    997 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 997 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    997 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 997 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.

Funding

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