Master of Science in Nursing Program

This online program prepares advanced practice nurses in the areas of family nurse practitioner, pediatric nurse practitioner, and nursing leadership.

All courses (except practice courses) are offered using online real-time web casting available at a computer in the student's home or other location. Classes are scheduled in the late afternoon at times convenient for working students. The program provides a foundation for doctoral study.

Enrollment in nursing courses is based upon readiness, availability of space, and an adequate cohort of students.

Please click on each of the bulleted items below to learn more about our program:

The School of Nursing also offers a post MSN graduate certificate program that prepares participants for family nurse practitioner, pediatric nurse practitioner, or nursing leadership certification. Follow this link for more information.

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Minimum Computer Requirements

  • Intel Core i5 Processor or higher

  • 4GB or more RAM

  • 128GB hard drive or greater

  • Ethernet connector or wireless

  • Sound card with audio input

  • Windows 7 Operating System

Software Orientation

Poster Creation Guide - Creating Your Poster for Presentation

This information is to make the planning and preparation of a poster easy. Please review all links below carefully. It is essential that you follow all guidelines so your poster best portrays the work you put into its creation. Be sure to work closely with your academic advisor; the one who guided you in creating the poster abstract.

Please contact Brandy Toothman, Program Assistant II, for more information when creating & printing your poster for conferences and local presentations at (304) 293-4298 or