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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 admission for fall semester 2014. This suspension includes the post-masterís certificate options. We remain committed to our students currently enrolled. Please check back for future updates regarding these programs.

The MSN program offers the following program concentrations to enrich your nursing education.

Leadership and Management

Potential applicants should check the MSN Applying to the Program web page for any future updates or announcements.

The MSN: Leadership and Management in nursing program prepares graduates for advanced leadership and management roles. The curriculum includes courses to advance understanding of business and finance practices, organizational behavior, and leadership in health care systems. A specialty emphasis in public health leadership is also available. Applicants to the public health leadership emphasis complete the one-year, 15-credit certificate in public health prior to applying to the LMN program.

The program can be completed on a part- or full-time basis over two year plus one summer or three years plus two summers. Nursing courses are offered via multiple course delivery formats including face-to-face, web-enhanced, and online delivery depending on the semester.

Nurse Educator

We are pleased to announce that the Nurse Educator MSN will now be offered as an online program. Students will be able to complete this degree in their home community, on a part-time basis, beginning in 2013.

The MSN: Nurse Educator program prepares graduates as clinical nurse educators or nursing faculty to serve patientsí educational needs, assist nurses advance their professional development and join community colleges and other educational settings as faculty. The curriculum includes courses to advance understanding of nursing and education theory, principles and practices. The curriculum is based upon the National League for Nursing (NLN) core competencies of Nurse Educators which prepared graduates for the NLN Certified Nurse Educator Examination.



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