"Save one life and you’re a hero.
Save one hundred lives and you’re a nurse." -Anonymous
Lizzie Kerrick - Graduate Program Recruiter
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Preparing the MSN to become academically eligible for certification in an advanced practice or leadership specialty.
Choose a specialization below to learn more about each area of focus.
Care for acutely ill patients, ages 13 and up, in a variety of settings such as acute care facilities, specialty practice offices and skilled care.
Care includes health promotion, advanced physical assessment, diagnosis and management of health problems in patients ages 13 and up in a clinic setting.
Prepares students for care of adults, including knowledge of human responses, health promotion and disease prevention, advanced physical assessment, diagnosis and nursing management of health problems.
Prepares students for independent management of women at low risk during the antepartum, intrapartum and postpartum periods and for primary and gynecologic care of women throughout the life span.
Prepares the student to manage complex chronically ill, acutely ill and critically ill children.
Prepares the student for advanced practice as a pediatric nurse practitioner. Graduates are prepared to independently provide health care for children and families, from simple to complex health issues, usually in primary care settings.
Practice as a dual-trained pediatric acute care/primary care nurse practitioner. Graduates are prepared to manage well children, pediatric acute and episodic illnesses, complex chronically ill, acutely ill and critically ill children.
Prepare for leadership, administrative and executive roles through understanding health systems, clinical operations, and strategic thinking.
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Graduate Program Recruiter
Taylor Rose Pamperin
Graduate Program Adviser
Feb. 15 - For fall admission
Nov. 15 - For spring admission
Post-master's certificate applicants who apply after the Feb. 15 deadline will be considered on a space-available basis for fall admission, provided their application is complete by June 1.
Post-master’s certificate applicants are not eligible for summer admission.