M.Sc. Online


University of Central Missouri

12 months
365 USD/credit 12045 USD/year
365 USD/credit 12045 USD/year
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The Master of Science in Nursing online degree program at the University of Central Missouri is designed to emphasize advanced practice nursing knowledge, skills, and attitudes as well as the application of scholarly inquiry. 

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The Nurse Educator emphasis area stresses the use of academic technologies including simulation in the educator role. Course work covers components for the certification of nurse educators. 

We offer a master degree program in Nursing at the University of Central Missouri. The Family Nurse Practitioner provides graduates with the needed course work and practica necessary to sit for the certification exam.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Methods of Research in Nursing
  • Theories of Nursing
  • Family/Population Health
  • Organizational Leadership in Complex Health Systems
  • Health Care Policy and Advocacy
  • Graduate Statistics

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  • Part-time
    • 12 months
    • Flexible

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33 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree with an upper division nursing major from a program accredited by the National League for Nursing or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. 
  • Admission to Central Missouri’s graduate school. 
  • When requested to do so by the School of Nursing, completion and submission of the Admission to Graduate Nursing Program application.
  • A minimum of one year of experience as a registered nurse for students choosing the Family Nurse Practitioner emphasis area. Students for whom an exception is made will be advised to take core courses the first year of study and to work to meet the experience requirement.
  • Undergraduate minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale.
  • Licensed as a registered nurse in good standing. Once your application is provisionally accepted, the department will access NCSBN ( to verify your RN License. FNP students must be licensed as a registered nurse in the state of Missouri.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12045 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 365 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    12045 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 365 USD per credit during 12 months.


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