M.Sc. On Campus


Mount Saint Mary's University

12 months
1036 USD/credit 31080 USD/year
1036 USD/credit 31080 USD/year
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The Master of Science in Nursing offered by Mount Saint Mary's University helps prepare registered nurses in advanced nursing theory, leadership, and modern-day specializations, while fostering a spirit to serve others. 


The  Master of Science in Nursing offered by Mount Saint Mary's University offers the following specialty tracks:

  • Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Nurse Educator
  • Leadership and Administration
  • Post-MSN Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist Certificate


Our program provides nurses with the skills and knowledge they need to address issues of health equity and social justice.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Health Assessment 

  • Theoretical & Conceptual Foundations of Nursing

  • Current Trends & Issues in Professional Nursing 

  • Educational Theories, Principles, & Methods in Nursing 

  • Healthcare Informatics & Technology 

  • Advanced Concepts in Gerontology

  • Advanced Concepts in Adult Health 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from a U.S. college or university.
  • Possess a minimum of a 3.0 cumulative grade-point average (GPA) on a 4.0 scale. 
  • A valid and clear, current Registered Nurse license issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing to practice in the state of California.
  • One year of full-time clinical work experience as a Registered Nurse within the last 5 years. An RN who does not meet the clinical experience requirement may be considered if she/he has started employment relevant to the desired track.
  • Online Application
  • Application Essay
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Transcripts
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • Admission Interview 
  • Onsite Writing Sample

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31080 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1036 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    31080 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1036 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Los Angeles

1520 - 2570 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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