Master of Science in Nursing: Entry-Level
If you have earned a bachelor's degree in a non-nursing field and are seeking to make a transition into the nursing profession, consider the Master of Science in Nursing: Entry-Level.
In this accelerated program, you'll become eligible to take the National Council Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) examination, and prepare to begin a career as a registered nurse (RN). As a rigorous, graduate-level program from St. Catherine University, you'll get something more: graduates are expected to advance rapidly, assume leadership positions, and acquire professional expertise in the practice of nursing.
This option is for women and men who are committed to innovation, ethical leadership and social justice. Graduates will be scholar-practitioners prepared to lead and influence.
St. Catherine University's Master of Science in Nursing: Entry-Level will:
- Require 57 graduate credits in an accelerated, 26-month course schedule,
- Include classroom, lab, online and/or clinical components, and
- Accept applications Jan.1-May 1, 2013 to enroll in February 2014.
This new program of study is designed to meet the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Essentials of Baccalaureate Education in Nursing and the AACN Essentials of Master's Education in Nursing. St. Catherine University's bachelor's and master's nursing programs are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). ACEN will conduct a focus visit spring semester of 2014 to verify that the Master of Science in Nursing: Entry-Level option is in compliance with ACEN Master's Standards and Criteria.