Master of Science in Nursing

Cedar Crest College

M.Sc. Online
24 months
901 USD/credit
901 USD/credit
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The mission of the Master of Science in Nursing program offered by Cedar Crest College is to educate and prepare nurse leaders who will advance evidence-based practice, education, and healthcare delivery to improve health outcomes for individuals, families, and communities within a global context.


The Master of Science in Nursing program at Cedar Crest College is designed to prepare students to function as nurse leaders in a wide variety of practice and educational settings. The program is innovative in approach and design, offering students a part-time, year-round track in Family/Individual Across the Lifespan Nurse Practitioner and Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner and part- and full-time tracks in Nurse Administrator and Nurse Educator tracks. 

Graduates will be prepared to assume leadership positions in a variety of clinical practice roles and will be equipped to influence change within the healthcare delivery systems of the twenty-first century. The nurse administrator and nurse educator tracks foster development of nursing leadership skills that will enable graduates to assess and evaluate nursing and healthcare practice systems, educational methods, and research findings, while also equipping students to develop evidence-based practice changes in healthcare agencies or academic institutions. Graduates will be prepared to continue their education in doctoral programs of study.

Master of Science in Nursing Program Goals and Expected Learning Outcomes

  • Integrate knowledge of theory and research to develop a comprehensive and ethical approach for nursing practice, education, and administration in a global society.
  • Utilize advanced clinical knowledge and skill to promote, maintain, and/or restore optimum wellness to clients.
  • Articulate the issues and trends that affect the social, economic, political, and
  • institutional forces that influence nursing and health care delivery.
  • Critically appraise and utilize scientific, expert, and other sources of knowledge to ensure quality outcomes in the context of evidence-based practice.
  • Develop collaborative and inter-professional relationships to improve health outcomes in a variety of settings.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Conceptual and Theoretical Foundations for Nursing
  • Informatics and Technology in Nursing
  • Physiology and Pathophysiology for Advanced Practice Nursing Across the Lifespan
  • Primary Care of the Family & Individual Across the Lifespan
  • Advanced Health Assessment & Clinical Reasoning for the Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Clinical Residency
  • Adult-Gerontology, Traumatic Injury & Emergency Illnesses Diagnosis & Management
  • Nursing Care Delivery Systems
  • Resources for the Delivery of Nursing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




97 credits alternative credits



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.

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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

To apply as an international student:

  • Complete your free application online

  • Official secondary school transcripts
  • Official university transcripts, if appropriate
  • Original score reports for the TOEFL, SAT or ACT, when appropriate
  • Statement of financial support
  • Personal essay in English
  • Two letters of recommendation from a teacher or academic counselor in English or accompanied by a certified English translation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    901 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 901 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    901 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 901 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.


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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Fresh content

Updated in the last 9 months

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Master of Science in Nursing
Cedar Crest College


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!