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Program Details

  • Award: Master of Science Nursing
  • Credits: 53
  • Delivery: Offered entirely online with face-to-face options available for some/all sections.
  • WIOA Certified
  • Emphases:
  • Primary Care Family Nurse Practitioner, Credits: 52
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS), Credits: 46

About this Program

This program is designed to prepare professional nurses for advanced practice and leads to a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree, with nursing Science as the official major. The program emphasis is Family Nursing with advanced practice nursing role options of clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) and Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP). Students choosing the CNS role option may also elect to incorporate clinical teaching or management experiences with the clinical course work. The School of Nursing works collaboratively with several Minnesota initiatives.

Program Locations

  • Minnesota State University, Mankato 56002
Minnesota State University, Mankato
122 Taylor Center Mankato, MN 56001 Toll-Free: (800) 722-0544 Local: (507) 389-1822 TTY: (800) 627-3529 Email:

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