Master of Science in Nursing
The Alverno College MSN
Our MSN program provides the opportunity for in-depth study of advanced practice nursing within today’s complex healthcare systems; the nature of human development in social, cultural and practical or experiential contexts; and the processes of practice-based inquiry. Our program also prepares you for doctoral work.
Our MSN program requires practicum hours for each of our tracks.
The Family Nurse Practitioner track requires 660 practicum hours.
The Clinical Nurse Specialist/Nurse Educator track requires 500 practicum hours. These hours are distributed across the curriculum and extend student learning of course and program outcomes.
- Full-time students can complete the degree in as few as five semesters
- Part-time students in as few as seven semesters.
Audience: Our program is for you
The Family Nurse Practitioner program is for those interested in specializing in the highest need and broadest population – primary care of individuals and families.
The Clinical Nurse Specialist/Nurse Educator program is designed for registered nurses interested in becoming clinical nurse specialists in select specialty areas and/or educators who desire to work with patients, staff, and/or students.
Timeframe: Our schedule meets your schedule
Alverno’s MSN meets every-other-weekend (Friday night or Saturday), eight weekends a semester. A second section of some classes are also offered during weekday evening schedules.