WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

NKU’s Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program focuses upon providing the flexibility necessary for working RN’s to complete graduate education. It prepares nurses to assume leadership roles in advancing healthcare delivery in their communities. Students can opt for one of numerous concentrations, through which they develop the skills/knowledge requisite for service as Nurse Practitioners, Nurse Educators, and Nurse Executive Leaders.

Lifelong learning is emphasized, towards fostering alumni who will become agents of change by addressing the health concerns of residents in their communities and beyond. Graduates also obtain the foundation necessary for doctoral education.

cq-text-component-placeholder
cq-text-component-placeholder

CAREER PATHS

Advanced Nursing Studies graduate education equips working nurses for more specialized roles, such as:

  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Adult-Gero Nurse Practitioner
  • Adult-Gero Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Nurse Educator
  • Nurse Executive Leadership
  • Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Program Contact Information

Emily LaForge - For Program information
Advising Director
859-572-5552
laforgee1@nku.edu

Amy Sterrett - For Admission Information
Academic Assistant
859-572-6673
sterretta1@nku.edu

Dr. Teresa Huber - For all other Information
MSN Program Director
859-572-7662
hubert@nku.edu

Accreditation

The NKU Master of Science in Nursing Program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Website

PRACTICUM OPPORTUNITIES

Clinical practica are an integral component of the MSN degree program and involve student placements in a variety of health care facilities.