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Why do I need a master’s degree?

Ohio University offers high-quality graduate degrees to individuals who want to gain knowledge in their field, expand their skillset, and access more professional opportunities. An Ohio University master’s degree will equip you with the essential skills you need to excel in your industry and elevate your career to the next level.

Why should I select Ohio University for an MSN?

Ohio University’s School of Nursing has established itself as one of the leading nursing schools in Ohio. With a passing rate of 95 percent on the national certification exam, FNP graduates have a proven track record for success. Our students are entering the workforce prepared to provide excellent evidence-based care.

What opportunities exist in the nursing industry?

The demand for nurse practitioners is expected to increase over the next several years. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, this is projected to be one of the fastest growing occupations from 2012 to 2022, with a projected 33.7 percent increase in nurse practitioner employment during that time period. The average annual wage for nurse practitioners was almost $90,000 in 2012. With your MSN degree, you will be ready to step into an available FNP position and paid well according to your experience and ability.