Master of Science with a Major in Nursing

Georgia State University
Degree Level Masters
Total Credit Hours 48 semester hours
Per Credit Hour Cost Get information on the per credit hour cost. See Website

Program Description

The Georgia State online master of science in nursing (M.S.) provides you with a path to become an advanced practice nurse and prepares you for specialized care settings and leadership roles. If you are seeking to advance, this program will prepare you to implement and evaluate innovative approaches to nursing and health care information, including interprofessional care coordination, patient quality teams and safety teams at all levels.

Choose your nurse practitioner specialty area:

  • Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

We invite applicants with a bachelor’s degree in nursing, and we also offer an R.N. to M.S. bridge program.

Earning a master's degree in nursing opens new career avenues for registered nurses and expands their impact on the U.S. healthcare system. You will learn alongside expert clinicians and systems administrators to prepare for advanced practice nursing roles and leadership positions.

Georgia State’s School of Nursing is the only nursing college in Georgia that offers the full spectrum of nursing education, from associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. Although you will be learning primarily online, our downtown campus location and the extensive healthcare network available to you will be extremely advantageous. We know you are working full time and balancing a tremendous number of obligations as you consider coming back to school. Our commitment to you is that your success matters to us. We will support you every step of your journey.

Admissions Information

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