Master’s of Science in Nursing Programs in Kansas

Baccalaureate educated nurses desiring to advance their career as clinicians, educators, researchers and administrators will find listed below a number of forward thinking and innovative MSN programs offered online or through nursing schools based in Kansas. These MSN programs can be completed in as little as 16 months or at a pace that fits your needs and goals.

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MSN Programs Offered Online in Kansas

Online MSN programs offer a convenient and flexible option for pursuing a master’s level education particularly for those nurses who desire to maintain their current position, live in a rural area with limited access to a campus based program and for those nurses who just want the flexibility of an online program. Below you will find MSN programs with a variety of specializations offered in Kansas with no residency requirements. Graduates of the programs below will be eligible, upon graduation, to sit for the national certification exam appropriate to their specialty.

This is an exciting time for master’s educated nurses. For one there is a small population of nurses that hold a master’s degree nationally and the same low numbers are found in in Kansas, which opens the potential for jobs, job stability and greater earning potential. Salaries for MSN educated nurses vary significantly by specialty, geographical location, experience and other factors. Advanced practice nurses often earn the largest salaries of all master’s educated nurses. MSN educated nurses in Kansas that era Nurse educators can earn an annual salary anywhere from $50,000 to over $60,000, nurse practitioners $60,000 to over $80,000 and clinical nurse specialists from $75,000 and up according to indeed.com’s analysis of current jobs available with these titles as of 3/09.

Nursing Schools Based in Kansas Offering MSN Programs

Fort Hays State University

The FNP program is approved by the KSBON.

Programs Offered: MSN – Nursing Education, Nursing Administration; FNP

Fort Hays State University,
600 Park St.,
Hays, KS 67601
PH: 785-628-4255

Newman University

The MSN program is approved by the KSBON.

Programs Offered: MSN – Nurse Anesthesia

Newman University,
3100 McCormick,
Wichita, KS 67213,
PH: 316-942-4291

Pittsburgh State University – Department of Nursing

The MSN program is approved by the KSBON.

Programs Offered: MSN – FNP, MSN – CNS (Family & Gerontology)

Pittsburgh State University,
McPherson Hall,
1701 S. Broadway,
Pittsburgh, KS 66762,
PH: 620-235-4431

University of Kansas – School of Nursing

The MSN program is approved by the KSBON.

Programs Offered: MSN – (Tracks: Clinical Nurse Specialist, Healthcare Informatics, Nurse-Midwife, Nurse Practitioner, Organizational Leadership, Nurse Anesthesia – A master of science degree in nurse anesthesia is offered through the KU School of Allied Health, Public Health Nursing)

University of Kansas,
3901 Rainbow Blvd.,
Kansas City, KS,
PH: 913-588-1640

Washburn University

The MSN programs are approved by the KSBON.

Programs Offered: MSN – Administrative Leadership, FNP and Adult NP

Washburn University,
1700 SW College,
Topeka, Ks 66621,
PH: 785-670-1525

Wichita State University

The MSN programs are approved by the KSBON.

Programs Offered: RN to BSN/MSN – Registered Nurse, Bachelors or Masters CNS – Clinical Nurse Specialist, MSN – Nurse Practitioner, MSN – Nurse-Midwifery, MSN – Nursing & Healthcare Systems Administration, MSN & MBA – Dual Degree, Postmaster Graduate Certificates – nurse practitioner tracks

Wichita State University,
1845 Fairmount,
Wichita, Ks 67260-0041,
PH: 316-978-3610

(Source: Kansas State Board of Nursing)

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