Master of Science in Nursing

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Is it time to elevate your nursing career? The UNC Charlotte School of Nursing can take you there. Our graduates are scholar-clinicians who blend theoretical understanding of the nursing field with hands-on expertise and are equipped to apply this knowledge to their own unique healthcare environments.

We offer a variety of specialties for those seeking a MSN degree with UNC Charlotte. There is growing demand in the ever-changing world of health care with specializations in: Family Nurse PractitionerAdult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse PractitionerNursing EducationNursing Administration, and Community/Public Health; certificates in Nursing Education and Nursing Administration; and post-masters certificates in Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner and Family Nurse Practitioner Across the Lifespan.

Admission Requirements and Course Progression 

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Why choose our programs? 

  • Students engage with highly-skilled, nationally recognized faculty to facilitate the synthesis of advanced nursing knowledge in order to deliver the highest quality of care.

  • Students have full access to hands-on experiential learning and skills practice in a state-of-the-art simulation environment.

  • Graduates are skilled in the provision of evidence-based health care to members of diverse populations.

  • Graduates advance the discipline and practice of nursing through participation, interpretation and translation of research into practice. 

  • Graduates serve as leaders, clinicians and scholars with the ability to influence health policy and improve the healthcare delivery system.

Hands-On Learning Opportunities

Throughout your program of study, you will have opportunities to learn from experts in the field through an array of hands-on educational experiences at a variety of local hospitals, clinics, and community settings. We have many community partners which afford excellent clinical experiences within the local hospital system, for acute and complex care of individuals across the lifespan. Other examples of hands-on experiential learning and skill practice in state-of-the-art simulation environment. 

Is it time to elevate your nursing career? If so, click to learn more about the requirements for the Master of Science in Nursinggraduate student financial aid and the graduate application process.  

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing/master's degree program in nursing/Doctor of Nursing Practice program and/or post-graduate APRN certificate program at UNC Charlotte is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (