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MSN - Master of Science in Nursing

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.

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How to Apply

Apply today to start next term on Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Students are advised to submit applications as early as possible to assure optimal admission consideration.

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Priority deadline is Monday, October 1, 2018

Admission Requirements

MSN - Master of Science in Nursing Delivery Options

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On-Campus

Courses are offered one day per week on campus in the morning, afternoon, or evening.

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Top Reasons

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CCNE Accredited

The master’s degree program in nursing at Florida Southern College is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org)

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Advance Your Nursing Role

Learn what you need to know to grow in the profession.

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Personalized Attention

You’ll get the individual attention critical to nursing education.

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Students May Choose One Of Three Tracks

Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AGPCNP)

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-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner through the American Nurses Credentialing Center, or the American Association of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program.

Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)

The family nurse practitioner student is prepared to provide and direct care to families including adults and children. This curriculum track prepares you for the certification examination as a Family Nurse Practitioner through the American Nurses Credentialing Center , or the American Association of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program.

Nurse Educator (NE)

Combine your passion for teaching with top-notch clinical experience. This track prepares you to teach in an academic or healthcare setting by giving you expertise in teaching strategies and learning principles.

*This MSN program is being revised and is not admitting new students currently.

Program Contact

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Kimberly Smith

Admission Counselor and Advisor
863.680.3090

Program Costs

Florida Southern College reserves the right to revise fee schedules.

Base Required Fees

Base Required FeesCost
Tuition Per Credit Hour$600
Total Credit HoursVaries
Technology fee per semester is based on credit hours enrolled$25 to $100

Additional Required Fees

Additional Required FeeCost
Castle Branch All-Inclusive Package (FL44)$210
Blanket student nursing liability insurance policy$20

Already have a Master of Science in Nursing?

Florida Southern also offers Post-Masters Certificates in Nursing. Pursue the next level of education and leadership in nursing.

Learn more about our cross promotion offer

Curriculum

Course descriptions are available in the academic catalog.

Academic Catalog
A. Core Curriculum 22 hours
NUR 5120 Advanced Practice Nurse Role
NUR 5150 Advanced Pharmacology
NUR 5200 Advanced Pathophysiology
NUR 5220 Advanced Health Assessment
NUR 5250 Nursing Theory and Research
NUR 5350 Health Care Policy & Politics
NUR 6250 Research Hours
NUR 6430 Care of the Older Adult

MSN students have the ability to choose their own preceptors. Students are encouraged to seek a variety of preceptors.

B. Nurse Practitioner Track 18 hours
NUR 6110 Advanced Practice Nurse I
NUR 6160 Advanced Practice Nurse II
NUR 6210 Advanced Practice Nurse III
Total 40 hours

Clinical Practice Hour Requirement: At least 504 hours and a scholarly project.

B. Family Nurse Practitioner Track 25 hours
NUR 6110 Advanced Practice Nurse I
NUR 6160 Advanced Practice Nurse II
NUR 6640 Primary Health Care of Women
NUR 6645 Pediatric: Family Health
NUR 6655 Advanced Practice Nurse III: FNP Role
Total 47 hours

Clinical Practice Hour Requirement: At least 630 hours and a scholarly project.

How to Apply

Apply today to start next term on Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Students are advised to submit applications as early as possible to assure optimal admission and financial aid considerations.

Complete the Online Application

Apply Now

Priority deadline is Monday, October 1, 2018

Admission Requirements