Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)


MSN Information Session

  • September 14

Take your nursing career to the next level.

The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) is a dynamic way for nursing professionals to gain upward mobility in the health care environment. The MSN program offers a contemporary and innovative curriculum that prepares the licensed registered nurse for advanced practice nursing roles. MSN students in each of these three curriculum tracks receive personalized attention from faculty who are accessible, full-time, and impressively credentialed. Courses and coursework are conveniently arranged around the working professional and are offered on campus.

Florida Southern is fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). This accreditation guarantees that the program meets rigorous quality indicators related to the curriculum including student success outcomes, evaluation, faculty qualifications, and more.

Students may choose one of three tracks:

Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS)

Become a specialist in the growth of organized and coordinated health care services. This curriculum track prepares you to take the certification exam for Clinical Specialist in Medical-Surgical Nursing through the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (ANP)

Gain the ability to practice autonomously, diagnose and treat patients, and direct primary or acute care.  This curriculum track prepares you for the certification examination as an Adult Health Nurse Practitioner through the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Nurse Educator (NE)

Combine your passion for teaching with top-notch clinical experience. This curriculum track prepares you for the Certified Nurse Educator examination offered through the National League of Nursing.


Why Choose FSC for Master of Science in Nursing

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Expand your advanced nursing role. Learn what you need to know to grow in the profession.

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Personalized attention means you’ll get the individual attention critical to nursing education.

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Courses are arranged conveniently on campus for the working professional.

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Get a head start on clinical hours required for certification exams from NLN, ANCC, and/or, AANP.

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Getting started is easy.
Just contact Niki today!

Niki Martin
Admission Counselor and Advisor

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MSN Program Cost for 2016-17**

Tuition per credit hour $565
6 credit hours (recommended hours per semester) $3,390
Technology Fee* $50
Estimated Nursing Fees  
FDLE Background Check and 10-panel urine drug screen $145
Proof of immunization prior to entering any clinical site $35
Blanket student nursing liability insurance policy $20

* Technology Fees for the School of Nursing: $25 for up to 4 credit hours, $50 for 5-8 credit hours, $100 for 9 or more credit hours

** Florida Southern College reserves the right to revise fee schedules.

Already have a Master of Science in Nursing? The School of Nursing also offers Post-Masters Certificates in Nursing.

Find out how to pursue the next level of education and leadership in nursing.