What will I learn?

The College of Nursing and Health Professions at USI strives to ensure our graduate students are successful in their professional, personal, and academic careers. Graduates of our Master of Science in Nursing program are able to integrate critical thinking, independent judgment, provide leadership, synthesize knowledge, and promote the essential values of caring in their professional and personal lives.

The Graduate Nursing Program offers the following specialty areas:

Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AGNR)
Adult-Gerontology Acute Care NP
Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist (AGCNS)
Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMH)
Nursing Education (NED)
Nursing Management and Leadership (NML)

Which department am I in?

College of Nursing and Health Professions

Study options

Full Time (42 credit hours)

Tuition fees
USD $754.32 per credit hours
Start date

Expected August 2021


College of Nursing and Health Professions

8600 University Boulevard,



47712, United States

Online/Distance (42 credit hours)

Tuition fees
USD $854.32/credit hour
Start date

Expected August 2021

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have an overall minimum undergraduate grade point average of 2.5. English language requirements: TOEFL (paper-based): 550; TOEFL (internet-based): 79; IELTS: 6.

For international students

A baccalaureate degree in nursing (BSN) from a nationally-accredited nursing program and a regionally-accredited college or university earned prior to applying to the MSN program. ALL Applicants must have a minimum cumulative baccalaureate grade point average (GPA) of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale. GPAs are reviewed based upon the total BSN GPA.

English Language Requirements:< /p>

TOEFL (paper-based): 550

TOEFL (internet-based): 79

IELTS: 6.5

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.