Master of Science in Nursing (NURS MSN)

37 Credits


The online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) at Davenport University offers an advanced level of graduate study expanding on the knowledge, skills, and competencies acquired in the baccalaureate education program. The core curriculum for this program reflects the Essentials for Professional Nursing Education (AACN, 2021) and the Outcomes and Competencies for Graduates of Master’s Programs in Nursing (National League of Nursing, 2010).

The MSN Program is a 28-month program that begins once a year. Courses within the program are delivered entirely online except for the clinical component of  NURS 765/NURS 765C and NURS 797/NURS 797C. Clinical sites for NURS 765C and NURS 797C will be arranged for students based on students’ geographic locations.

*Students, in consultation with their MSN advisor, will choose two 3 credit graduate-level elective courses. An overall grade of B- or better must be achieved in these two courses.

**Upon discussion with MSN Advisor, Student will elect to conduct either a Special Research Project (NURS795) or do the traditional thesis (NURS799).

Which class should I take? When should I take it?

See our Recommended Program Sequences: