The Application Process for the Graduate Program

MSN application process ends April 1, 2014!  Submit your paperwork now to avoid missing out on a great education!

Nurse Educator (NE)
Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL)
Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS)
Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)

The graduate program, designed for the part-time student, will lead to a Master of Science in Nursing.  It builds upon the concepts of a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing and students choose their track of development:

The faculty and staff are well known for their ability to provide personal, individualized attention in a caring environment. Classes are generally held one night per week, with additional work done online.

The graduate program goals are:

  • Prepare professional nurses to assume roles as nurse educators and as leaders in clinical practice
  • Develop the nurse's ability to critically and accurately assess, plan, intervene, and evaluate the holistic health and illness of individuals, families, and communities
  • Develop the nurse's ability to analyze and synthesize knowledge in the advancement of the nursing profession


A Post Master certificate is available for students who already have earned an MSN. Student-At-Large status is also available for graduate students. 

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