Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
The master’s degree prepares nurses for advanced practice, clinical nurse specialist, or to be a clinical nurse leader. The graduate nursing core includes nursing theory, research, statistics, health policy, ethics, finance, and health promotion. The advanced practice core includes specific theory and clinical courses with relevant clinical experiences.
The College offers the master’s degree and post-master’s certification for nurse midwifery and the following nurse practitioner roles: adult acute care, adult, family, pediatric, and neonatal.
Additional offerings include:
• Psychiatric/mental clinical nurse specialists/nurse practitioners
• Clinical Nurse Leader
• Graduates are eligible for Florida licensure and national certification.
To be considered for the M.S.N. program, students must meet the following minimum requirements:
• Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree with an upper-division grade point average of 3.0 or higher from a CCNE or NLN AC accredited program
• A score of 500 or higher on each of the verbal and quantitative sections in the prior version of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General Test. In the new version of the GRE a minimum score of 153 in the verbal section and 144 in the quantitative section. Analytical writing section is optional.
• Eligibility for licensure to practice as a registered nurse in the state of Florida
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