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Master of Science in Nursing

Master of Science in Nursing

Ohio University’s master of science in nursing program is a comprehensive and focused program designed for active registered nurses who’ve earned their BSN and want to advance their education while having the flexibility of online courses. Whether you’re interested in becoming a nurse educator or a family nurse practitioner, the MSN program has a track that’s right for you.

For more information on the current MSN tracks, please go the the PROGRAMS tab shown above.

The MSN program offers two formatting options for obtaining an MSN:

  1. Blended course platform where classes are web-based, but students meet periodically on campus with professors throughout the semester (about once per month). For additional information on the Blended format MSN tracks, please email msn@ohio.edu .
  2. Online course platform where courses are completed only online (three campus visits required over the course of the two-year program required for FNP track, two campus visits required for NE track). For additional information on the Online format MSN tracks, please click here .

The Ohio University School of Nursing MSN program was approved in 2004 and began admitting students in fall 2005. The program has grown from the first class of 12 to a current enrollment of more than 300.

The master's degree program in nursing at Ohio University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).

The Ohio University School of Nursing incorporates the American Association of Colleges of Nursing’s (AACN) Essentials for Master’s Education in Nursing. The majority of the students are enrolled in the family nurse practitioner (FNP) program; FNP graduates have a 95 percent pass rate on the national certification exam.

Recent News

RN to BSN program

OHIO’s affordable RN to BSN online program expands to 23 states!

As national statistics continue to show a shortage of nurses and predict the need for nurses at an all-time high, Ohio University’s College of Health Sciences and Professions and School of Nursing have expanded the Online Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing program to 13 new states across the U.S., bringing the program’s presence to nearly half the country.

Learn more about OHIO's RN to BSN program expansion

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