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M.Sc. Blended

Nursing

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

18 months
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21247 USD/year
21247 USD/year
6197 USD/year
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About

The School of Nursing's Master of Science in Nursing program offered by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, is designed to provide students with the knowledge, skills, and abilities requisite to the safe, effective, and efficient advanced practice of nursing.

Overview

The online Nursing program offered by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, uses a variety of teaching strategies designed to actively engage students. Two-day orientation sessions are held on campus before the beginning of each fall semester to enhance the connections among students and with the nursing faculty.

The family nurse practitioner track prepares graduates to:

  • Work as a nurse practitioner in a variety of settings.
  • Collect health histories and perform physical examinations.
  • Order and interpret diagnostic tests.
  • Diagnose and manage acute and chronic diseases.
  • Prescribe medication and treatments.
  • Refer to specialists as necessary.
  • Provide patient and family counseling, and education regarding lifestyle behaviors.
  • Participate in research projects and integrate research findings.

Learning Objectives

  • Evaluate the principles, personal values, and beliefs that influence ethical decision making, which provides a framework for nursing practice.
  • Communicate effectively as a health care professional creating collaborative interdependent relationships and acting as advocates for the nursing profession and client population.
  • Incorporate nursing theory and evidence-based practice in advanced nursing roles.
  • Understand the influences of human diversity and social issues to provide culturally sensitive health promotion and disease prevention strategies.
  • Assume a leadership role in the management of human, fiscal, and physical health care resources to improve nursing practice and health care delivery.
  • Competently assess, diagnose, prescribe, evaluate, and create holistic plans of treatment.
  • Articulate the professional role, which includes the ethical code of conduct and scope of advanced practice.
  • Develop and monitor comprehensive, holistic plans of care that address the health promotion and disease prevention needs of diverse client populations.
  • Assess and monitor teaching/learning needs in a diverse client population.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Health Assessment
  • Advanced Pathophysiology and Genetics I
  • Nursing Theory and Research
  • Informatics and Quality Improvement
  • Health & Public Policy for Advanced Practice of Nursing
  • Advanced Pharmacology and Genetics II

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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).
6.5
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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.
80

Credits

33 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

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.
3
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.
Required

English requirements

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).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
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.
80

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree – You must hold a four-year baccalaureate from a regionally accredited institution or an approved equivalent.
  • Grade Point Average – You must have a minimum overall grade point average of 2.75 (4.00=A) for the bachelor’s degree or a minimum 3.00 (4.00=A) for the last two years (60 semester hours).
  • Additional Factors – Factors that may also be considered by the academic department to which you are applying include test scores (like the GRE or GMAT).
  • Transcripts – All applicants are required to submit a transcript from each postsecondary institution attended, showing all degrees and coursework, the dates awarded, and grades received. 

Work experience

A minimum of one-year clinical experience as a RN.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21247 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21247 USD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    21247 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21247 USD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • In-State

    6197 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6197 USD per year and a duration of 18 months.

Funding

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.

Due for update

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