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Master of Science in Nursing

We meet you where you are, and help take you where you want to be

The nursing field is growing and rapidly evolving. Whether you’re seeking enhanced skills, specialization or career advancement, Norwich University’s online Master of Science in Nursing and Post-Master’s Certificate in Nursing can provide you with multiple options to gain the depth of knowledge needed to pursue your future goals while preparing you for the challenges and opportunities facing the profession in the 21st century.

Convenient online coursework is designed to fit into your busy working schedule and help you reach your professional goals. The curriculum for each program aligns with the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Master-Level education preparation standards — including the Master’s Essentials — in addition to the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties (NONPF) Nurse Practitioner Core Competencies.

We invite you to take a closer look at our different degree concentrations and certificate programs:

Why Norwich?

The master's degree program in nursing at Norwich University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Learn from a faculty of active scholars with doctorate degrees.

Customize your studies based on your career goals and personal interests.

Apply newly acquired skills in real-time and drive positive change within your organization well before you graduate.

Enroll with no GRE or GMAT requirements.

Apply to one of four start dates per year.

Benefit from a university recognized as offering Best Value with respect to high academic quality and low net cost of attendance, according to the U.S. News & World Report.*

*Rankings are based on undergraduate programs and on students who recieved the average level of need-based financial aid.

Accreditation & Recognition

NECHE Accredited

 

Norwich University is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (formerly the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.).
The baccalaureate degree program in nursing program at Norwich University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
The master's degree program in nursing and post-graduate APRN certificate program at Norwich University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).

Next Master's Session Start Dates: 

SUMMER: June 3, 2024

FALL: August 26, 2024

WINTER: November 18, 2024

Program & Details

Eligibility Requirements

Eligibility requirements vary depending on the degree: MSN, MSN NP, or Post-Master’s Certificate in Nursing.

State Licensure Details

Each state maintains their own nurse education requirements. Please review the Nursing Professional Licensure Disclosure to ensure that the MSN-NP programs are right for you.

Norwich offers online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) programs and online Post-Master’s Certificate (PMC) programs. To learn more about each program, follow the links above or review the MSN and PMC Student Handbook.


M.S. in Nursing Handbook

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Alumni Testimonials

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The faculty provided a learning experience that was student-centered and rich with support. I believe that I am well prepared to take on the new challenges ahead in my career as a nurse educator because of the education that I gained at Norwich University

Benitha Garrett

'15 Master of Science in Nursing: Healthcare Systems Leadership

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I have been promoted to the job that I wanted but didn’t think I could have the opportunity to get previously.

Michelle Tavares

'18 Master of Science in Nursing: Healthcare Systems Leadership

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Faculty members incorporated academics with real-world clinical practice. Each faculty member mentored me to acquire the knowledge and develop skills to take on the complexities of a dynamic healthcare industry.

Emmanuel Pigon

'15 Master of Science in Nursing: Healthcare Systems Leadership

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The online program is built for busy professionals who have families and full-time jobs. The program's flexibility meant I could work classes into an already busy schedule.

Aimee Plude

'22 Master of Business Administration

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The penetration testing and the school's accreditation stood out. I chose this program as it worked best with my work schedule.

Justin Jaunay

'22 Master of Science in Cybersecurity

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Benitha Garrett

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