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Cleveland State University (CSU)

12 months
6930 USD/year
6930 USD/year
6810 USD/year
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Nursing from Cleveland State University (CSU) is based on the principles of population health and is designed to prepare graduates with advanced knowledge, competencies, and skills in the nursing care of populations (aggregates). 


At Nursing from Cleveland State University (CSU) students may select from five tracks available, according to their interests and professional goals. In keeping with the rules and regulations of the Ohio Nurse Practice Act, the program does not prepare nurse practitioners or clinical nurse specialists; graduates are not eligible to apply for a certificate of authority in the State of Ohio. 

Graduates with Nursing from Cleveland State University (CSU) will:

  • have in-depth skills in population assessment, demography, epidemiological assessment and data analysis, evaluation of research, survey research, data projections, cost-benefit analysis, 
  • gain the ability to apply nursing theory, population theory, ethics, cultural awareness, and political strategies to design, implement, and evaluate population health programs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theory Development in Nursing
  • Evidence-Based Practice
  • Ethics for Nurses
  • Health Care Policy
  • Health Care Financing for Nursing Practices
  • Population Health Nursing
  • Demography & Epidemiology: A Nursing Perspective
  • Population Assessment
  • Population Assessment & Intervention

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Priority consideration - March 15 for fall enrollment. After March 12, applications will be considered on a space-available basis.


34 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree in nursing with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Successful completion of an undergraduate or graduate-level statistics with a grade of C or better
  • An active license as a Registered Nurse in the applicant's U.S. state of residence
  • Submission of a Cleveland State University graduate Admission Application and fee
  • Submission of official academic transcripts from all postsecondary schools attended
  • Provide two (2) professional letters of recommendation
  • English language proficiency
  • Submission of a 2-3 page typed essay identifying your population of interest; how to you plan to use your MSN degree to enhance your professional growth and development; and skills you hope to acquire during the program.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6930 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3465 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    6930 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3465 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    6810 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3405 USD per semester during 12 months.


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