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Nursing Graduate Studies

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College of Science & Health

 
 

Master of Science in Nursing

  • Department Chair: Dale Maughan
  • Office: HP 203x
  • Telephone: 801-863-7411
  • Email: dale.maughan@uvu.edu

Accreditation

The Master of Science in Nursing program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA, 30326.

Program Description

The Master of Science in Nursing program prepares post-baccalaureate nursing students for advanced practice roles as nurse educators in academic settings and/or as clinical nurse educators in healthcare institutions. The program includes core courses essential to master-level nursing programs as well as courses designed to prepare nurses to assume roles as academic nurse educators and/or as clinical nurse educators. Program content focuses on: theoretical foundations of nursing education and leadership; tests and measurements of learning outcomes; curriculum development, implementation and evaluation; and academic and clinical teaching. Program courses provide skills and strategies for facilitation of learning in a variety of settings.

Admission Requirements

Acceptance into the MSN program will be based on information from the following:

  • Application for admission to the MSN program.
  • Baccalaureate degree in nursing from a program accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
  • Current licensure as a registered nurse in the State of Utah or eligibility for registered nurse licensure with completion of licensure process within 90 days of coursework commencement.
  • Completion of an undergraduate course in statistics.
  • Overall undergraduate GPA of 3.2 or higher or GPA of 3.2 or higher in the last 60 semester hours of undergraduate coursework.
  • Three professional letters of recommendation from references who can assess applicant potential for success.
 
 
2014-15 Graduate--Tuition and General Fee Schedule
RESIDENT NON-RESIDENT
Credit Hours Tuition Fees Total Credit Hours Tuition Fees Total
0.5 127.50 26.00 153.50 0.5 389.50 26.00 415.50
1.0 255.00 52.00 307.00 1.0 779.00 52.00 831.00
1.5 382.50 78.00 460.50 1.5 1,168.50 78.00 1,246.50
2.0 510.00 104.00 614.00 2.0 1,558.00 104.00 1,662.00
2.5 637.50 130.00 767.50 2.5 1,947.50 130.00 2,077.50
3.0 765.00 156.00 921.00 3.0 2,337.00 156.00 2,493.00
3.5 892.50 182.00 1,074.50 3.5 2,726.50 182.00 2,908.50
4.0 1,020.00 208.00 1,228.00 4.0 3,116.00 208.00 3,324.00
4.5 1,147.50 234.00 1,381.50 4.5 3,505.50 234.00 3,739.50
5.0 1,275.00 260.00 1,535.00 5.0 3,895.00 260.00 4,155.00
5.5 1,402.50 286.00 1,688.50 5.5 4,284.50 286.00 4,570.50
6.0 1,530.00 312.00 1,842.00 6.0 4,674.00 312.00 4,986.00
6.5 1,657.50 338.00 1,995.50 6.5 5,063.50 338.00 5,401.50
7.0 1,785.00 364.00 2,149.00 7.0 5,453.00 364.00 5,817.00
7.5 1,912.50 364.00 2,276.50 7.5 5,842.50 364.00 6,206.50
8.0 2,040.00 364.00 2,404.00 8.0 6,232.00 364.00 6,596.00
8.5 2,167.50 364.00 2,531.50 8.5 6,621.50 364.00 6,985.50
9.0 2,295.00 364.00 2,659.00 9.0 7,011.00 364.00 7,375.00
9.5 2,422.50 364.00 2,786.50 9.5 7,400.50 364.00 7,764.50
10.0 2,550.00 364.00 2,914.00 10.0 7,790.00 364.00 8,154.00
10.5 2,677.50 364.00 3,041.50 10.5 8,179.50 364.00 8,543.50
11.0 2,805.00 364.00 3,169.00 11.0 8,569.00 364.00 8,933.00
11.5 2,932.50 364.00 3,296.50 11.5 8,958.50 364.00 9,322.50
12.0 3,060.00 364.00 3,424.00 12.0 9,348.00 364.00 9,712.00
For each credit hour over 12, $255 per credit hour will be assessed for residents and $779 per credit hour for non-residents
 
 

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