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School of Nursing Graduate Programs

The Ohio University School of Nursing MSN program was approved in 2004 and began admitting students in fall 2005. The program has grown from a first class of 12 to a current enrollment of more than 300. The majority of the students are enrolled in the family nurse practitioner (FNP) program; FNP graduates have a 95% pass rate on the national certification exam.

The MSN programs consist of both didactic and practice-based or clinical performance courses. The didactic courses present the nursing knowledge, theoretical concepts, models and research that inform patient care and evidence-based practice. The practice-based courses provide opportunities for students to apply knowledge; practice skills; plan, implement and evaluate interventions and programs; and learn the full scope of the role for which they are preparing. The MSN program currently offers two track options:

For additional information, please e-mail msn@ohio.edu or call 740.593.4494.