M.Sc. Online


University of Southern California

21 months
55860 USD/year
55860 USD/year
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The Department of Nursing is committed to achieving distinction and preparing diverse leaders in research, education and advanced nursing practice. Apply to the Nursing MSc program offered by University of Southern California.


The Nursing MSc program offered by University of Southern California emphasizes health care grounded in an understanding of the biomedical and social factors that influence patient well-being. This program trains nurse practitioners to provide integrative care alongside other professionals, such as physicians, pharmacists, social workers and case managers. Classes for the FNP program are held online, with clinical placements in or near your own community.

Full-Time and Part-Time Program Tracks

  • With Nursing@ University of Southern California, you can balance your personal and professional obligations with your education. The online FNP program is offered on both a full-time and part-time basis, allowing you to determine how you want to manage your time and lifestyle. The full-time track can be completed in 21 months, and the part-time track can be completed in 33 months. With our online delivery, you will be able to earn a USC degree from anywhere in the country — from Dallas to Chicago and Los Angeles to New York City.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Diagnosing and treating common health problems
  • Interpreting lab results and X-rays
  • Prescribing medications
  • Initiating and managing treatment plans
  • Providing patient education and counseling to promote wellness
  • Referring patients to other health professionals as needed

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 21 months
  • Part-time
    • 33 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


49 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Three personalized letters of recommendation (one must be from a direct nurse manager)
  • Official transcripts from ALL schools attendedMail paper transcripts to the Program office (NOT the university)
  • Electronic transcripts 
  • Official GRE transcript from ETS.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    55860 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 97755 USD for the full programme during 21 months.
  • National

    55860 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 97755 USD for the full programme during 21 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.

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