Master’s in Nursing

Advance Your Nursing Education by Earning your Master’s in Nursing
Have you thought about where your nursing career is heading? If you’ve already earned your Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), the next step to specialize your practice is to pursue an advanced nursing education so that you can provide quality health care as a Family Nurse Practitioner.

Ohio University’s online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) is a comprehensive and focused program designed for active Registered Nurses (RN’s) who have earned their BSN and want to advance their education while having the flexibility and convenience of online courses. This master’s in nursing program features a robust core curriculum that integrates advanced nursing theory and evidence-based nursing practice through case-driven studies. Coursework is completed 100% online, plus clinical requirements.
Due to recent state authorization updates, the Ohio University online MSN program is currently authorized to only accept students residing in Ohio, Kentucky, and West Virginia. Graduates of the program are not restricted to practice in these states however. We are continually working with new states to become authorized.

Family Nurse Practitioner concentration

Learn ways to improve health care for the whole family as you further address the unique challenges of patient care for the family unit. Study family assessment and intervention. Focus on nursing care for children and adults, especially focusing on women’s health. Position yourself to improve the quality of health care in under-served markets and care for the patients with health disparities. Further examine the role of the family nurse practitioner and your impact on progressing public health services.

Why Choose Ohio University’s online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)?

  • Earn your degree while you work.
  • The program can be completed in 27 to 30 months.
  • Coursework 100% online plus clinical requirements.
  • Learn to convince families to adopt the Healthy People 2020 initiatives to avoid diseases, injuries, and premature deaths.
  • Network with internationally-acclaimed faculty for family principles.
  • Incorporate the Affordable Care Act’s emphasis on quality with lessons learned in online coursework.

Flexible, Online, Built from Experience

As an ongoing effort to meet the growing needs of nurses, Ohio University is proud to bring more than 40 years of experience in nursing education into the online environment. Through our online program nurses can continue working while earning an advanced degree and complete Ohio University’s online MSN program in as few as 27 to 30 months.

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