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Nursing

Mount Saint Mary College

M.Sc.
30 months
Duration
886 USD/credit
886 USD/credit
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About

The Nursing program of Mount Saint Mary College offers two nurse practitioner programs: the Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner (ANP) and the Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP).

Overview

Why come to the Nursing program of Mount Saint Mary College?

  • Our established reputation for nursing excellence
  • Our highly-qualified faculty are successful and experienced
  • You can start your degree in any session (fall, summer, spring)
  • Early evening classes that meet one evening per week
  • Blended online courses offer greater flexibility
  • Complete your master's as a part- or full-time student in 2.5 - 3.5 years

Upon successful completion of all course requirements, the college awards the master's degree in Adult-Gerontology or Family health. Completing the program allows graduates to sit for national certification exams in adult or family health.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theoretical Concepts in Relation to Advanced Practice
  • Human Diversity / Transcultural Nursing
  • Contemporary Role of the Advanced Practice Nurse
  • Advanced Pathophysiology Across the Life Span
  • Adult Health Nursing
  • Physical Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning Across the Life Span

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 30 months
  • Part-time
    • 42 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

42 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

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.
2.75

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
79
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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree in nursing from an NLN or a CCNE accredited program with an undergraduate Grade Point Average of 2.75 (on a 0‑4 scale)
  • A valid New York State R.N. license and current registration
  • Health insurance and malpractice/liability insurance with a current identification number and expiration date.
  • Evidence of personal and professional qualifications, and potential for graduate study from at least three professional references
  • Two years of experience as a registered nurse in clinical nursing practice is preferred
  • An onsite writing sample
  • Satisfactory completion of undergraduate courses in elementary statistics, principles of nursing research, and physical assessment
  • A personal statement (essay) 
  • For international applicants whose native language is other than English, a minimum score of 550 on TOEFL

Work experience

  • Two years of experience as a registered nurse in clinical nursing practice is preferred

Tuition Fee

  • International

    886 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 886 USD per credit and a duration of 30 months.
  • National

    886 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 886 USD per credit and a duration of 30 months.

Funding

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