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 is to pursue an advanced nursing education. 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 a BSN. This online 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. Our MSN program offers you the option to advance your education and earn the skills to provide quality health care as a Family Nurse Practitioner or become a Nurse Educator.

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 to become authorized in more states.

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.

Nurse Educator concentration
Become a role model for future nurses. The health care industry is constantly evolving to meet changing patient care demands. As a nurse educator you can help other nurses become more prepared health care providers. The online MSN-Nurse Educator curriculum focuses on evidence-based instructional strategies and teaching techniques, as well as role development of the nurse educator. Start developing the skills to apply critical thinking and clinical judgement to every decision you make.

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

  • Earn your degree while you work.
  • The program can be completed in 2 years.
  • 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.
  • FNP graduates are able to practice anywhere in the U.S.
  • NE graduates are eligible to sit for the NLN CNE exam
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