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After careful consideration, Metropolitan State University School of Nursing has elected to suspend admission to the MSN program for both the Nurse Educator and Leadership/Management Program for Fall 2015 and Fall 2016 admission.  This suspension includes the post-master’s certificate options. We remain committed to our students currently enrolled. Please check back for future updates regarding these programs.


Nurse Educator Track (NE)

NE students admitted 2012 or before complete 35-40 credits distributed in the following areas. The specific courses that meet these requirements are listed below. MSN NE students admitted for fall 2013 must follow the part time revised curriculum progression.

Gainful Employment Disclosure

Gainful employment programs are those "that prepare students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation." Public institutions are required to report this information for all undergraduate and graduate programs that are Title IV eligible and that lead to certificates, diplomas, graduate certificates or specialist awards. Degree programs at all levels are not considered to be gainful employment programs. View Gainful Employment Facts.

Core Course Requirements (26 credits)

*NURS 604 prerequisite: STAT 301, STAT 321, PSYC 307, or equivalent upper division inferential or graduate-level statistics course completed within the previous five years.

NURS Education Core Requirements (9 credits)

NE Practicum Requirements (2 credits; 200 clock hours)

Culminating Experience (1 credits)

Total Nurse Educator Track Requirements: 38 credits

Additional requirements for the Master of Science in Nursing