Minnesota State University, Mankato
115 Alumni Foundation Center
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Mankato, MN 56001

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Minnesota State University, Mankato


Nursing Science

Minnesota State University, Mankato

Program Details

  • Award: Master of Science Nursing
  • Credits: 53
  • Delivery: Land/Campus, Online
  • WIA certified: YES
  • Emphases:
    Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS), credits: 46
    Family Nurse Practitioner, credits: 52

About this Program

This program is designed to prepare professional nurses for advanced practice and leads to a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree, with nursing Science as the official major. The program emphasis is Family Nursing with advanced practice nursing role options of clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) and Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP). Students choosing the CNS role option may also elect to incorporate clinical teaching or management experiences with the clinical course work. The School of Nursing works collaboratively with several Minnesota initiatives.

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