MSN Programs in North Dakota

There are 3 schools based in North Dakota offering master’s nursing programs, according to the North Dakota Board of Nursing. There are also a number of CCNE or NLNAC accredited online master’s nursing programs that provide a variety of specialization track options in addition to the local North Dakota schools. You will find all of the master’s in nursing programs offered in North Dakota listed below along with their accreditation and contact information.

Master’s in Nursing Online Programs Offered in North Dakota

The main purpose of the MSN program is to prepare professional nursing leaders in a variety of advanced nursing practice areas including nurse educators, advanced practice nursing, nurse executives, nursing informatics and related areas. Graduates of the MSN programs found below have put their area of concentration to practice in a variety of health care delivery systems and settings. These programs build on the baccalaureate nursing education and take around 18 to 24 months to complete and some in as little as 16 months. An online MSN program offers the working or rural based nurse flexibility and convenience, benefits that might not be found in a campus based program. Make sure you learn about all the options available to you.

Prior to selecting a program it is a wise idea to decide on what your career desires are and what personal strengths you possess. Find a school with a program and faculty that offers an education specialized in your career aspirations. Learn about the faculty and their strengths and how they can help you develop your strengths.

As far as job and career outlook scenarios for master’s educated nurses, the future is bright. Nurse educators are in demand through out the state as well as the country. Advanced practice nurses will continue to be sought after as more cost-effective patient care methods are implemented. Rural North Dakota clinics will provide opportunity for advanced practice nurses where the need for high quality, cost-effective patient care is greatly needed. Learn about the nurse practitioner programs offered in North Dakota. Nurse administrators with master’s level education are needed throughout the health care system to apply their leadership and management skills. In other words, a master’s nursing education can open many opportunities while moving up the nursing career ladder including preparation for applying to doctorate level nursing programs. Learn more about the programs and how they fit your personal and professional goals by requesting information from the schools listed below.

Schools of Nursing Based in North Dakota Offering MSN Programs

North Dakota State University

The North Dakota State University nursing programs are approved by the North Dakota State Board of Nursing and accredited by the CCNE.

Programs Offered: Pre-Licensure BSN , LPN-BSN, RN to BSN, MSN – (Tracks: Clinical Nurse Specialist and Nurse Educator), DNP

North Dakota State University – Department of Nursing-Dept #2670,
PO Box 6050 / 136 Sudro Hall,
Fargo, ND 58108-6050,
PH: 701-231-7772

University of Mary

The baccalaureate program is CCNE accredited and approved by the North Dakota Board of Nursing.

Programs Offered: BSN, LPN-BSN, RN to BSN, RN to MSN (Track: Nurse Administrator), MSN – (Nurse Administrator, Nurse Educator, Family Nurse Practitioner) On-site and online options.

University of Mary,
7500 University Dr,
Bismarck ND 58504,
PH: 701-255-7500

University of North Dakota

The baccalaureate program is CCNE accredited and approved by the North Dakota Board of Nursing.

Programs Offered: BSN, Accelerated BSN, LPN-BSN, RN to BSN, RN to MS, MSN – (Specializations: Nurse Anesthesia, Family Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, Public/Community Health Nursing, Gerontology Nursing, and Nurse Education), Post Master’s Certificates – (Specializations: Nurse Anesthesia, Family Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing-CNS, Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing-NP, Nurse Education)

University of North Dakota,
Box 9025,
Grand Forks ND 58202,
PH: 701-777-4173

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