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  Dec 14, 2017
 
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

Nursing, MS


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Students select between the Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist (47 credits) and Family Nurse Practitioner (47 credits) options. Full-time study requires six semesters including summer; part-time study options are available.

Admission Requirements


  1. Graduation from an accredited baccalaureate program in nursing.
  2. Evidence of current United States registered nurse licensure nurse licensure.
  3. Minimum undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.0/4.0
  4. Basic physical assessment course.
  5. Introductory statistics course (within five years prior to admission).
  6. Criminal background check clearance (Information about testing to be obtained through College of Nursing.)

An applicant who does not meet one or more of the admission requirements may be considered for conditional admission status. In addition to the preceding requirements for admission, the College of Nursing adheres to Purdue University Graduate School Admission policies regarding English as a foreign language. 

Special Graduation Requirements


Final graduation grade point average of a “B” or better on the approved Plan of Study. Minimum grade of “B” in all core and specialty required nursing courses. The program must be completed within 6 years following admission.

Total 47 Credits Required


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