Online Master of Science in Nursing

Earning YourMaster of Science in Nursing

This is a program with options. Whether seeking new opportunities, advancing your career, or enhancing knowledge and skills, you will find the ideal fit for your unique talents from one of UC's six distinct specialties.

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Master of Science in Nursing

If you are ready to accept more responsibility, enhance your skills, and further your career, then the UC Master of Science in Nursing program is your path. Choose a specialty which fits your unique talents and skills and be confident in the knowledge you will gain from this renowned program. Highly ranked and accredited, the University of Cincinnati College of Nursing stands tall in a crowded nursing education field. As a graduate you will learn to diagnose and treat illnesses, gain the ability to earn certification and prescriptive privileges, and become a LEADER. UC offers an outstanding online MSN program with 6 specialty options:

Adult-Gero Primary Care Nurse Practitioner: This advanced practice nurse specializes in evaluating and treating adults and special populations such as women, adolescents, and the elderly.

Adult-Gero Clinical Nurse Specialist: As the name implies, an AGCNS usually specializes in a particular discipline. They commonly engage in clinical practice, research, consulting, management, and teaching. Students can focus in either Adult Health/Gerontology or Critical Care.

Family Nurse Practitioner: If you are interested in becoming the primary care provider for a family, this specialty may peak your interest.  This advanced practice nurse specializes in the treatment of patients from childhood through adulthood.

Nurse-Midwifery: This advanced practice nurse serves as an alternative to the traditional medical model of care, advising women throughout pregnancy, assisting in delivery, and providing continuing medical care to women throughout their lifespans.

Nursing Administration: If you enjoy managing nurses, evaluating processes, and developing organizational structure, the Administration specialty may be your ideal path to an MSN.

Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner: These nurses share a special bond with women, addressing their unique needs and improving wellness throughout their lifespan, from puberty through menopause.

CCNE Accredited and Designed for the Working Nurse

The UC College of Nursing online programs connect working professionals with a dynamic community of dedicated professors, accessible research, and a devoted student support team. These highly specialized programs combine the quality and high standards of UC’s on-campus programs with the flexibility of online studies.

  • Graduate in 2 years
  • Immediately apply your skills – and complete all of your clinicals – in your home community
  • Utilize the Blackboard Online Learning Environment to interface with peers, access course materials, enter discussion forums, and take exams
  • Your comprehensive support system includes Professors, Facilitators, Academic Staff, Program Managers, and Enrollment Advisors
  • Gain valuable, diverse perspectives from fellow graduate nursing students throughout the country

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Rhonda Arena, MSN Graduate

"Being able to complete my education online has been one of the most fulfilling events of my life. I can go to school, take care of family, work and not have to worry about constant travel to and from a brick and mortar college. I have recommended this program and way of studying to several of my friends. Thanks to the University of Cincinnati online Nursing Master's program, I can get the education I want for a successful future I never thought I could attain at my age."

Karen Garcia, MSN Graduate

"The best part of going to school at UC online is the ability to get the high quality accredited degree from a university such as University of Cincinnati and not leave my small community that I love!"