OOS Initial Application Program Description
The Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.) program prepares individuals for advanced nursing practice in several specialty areas. The specialty areas include: adult nurse practitioner, clinical nurse specialist/nurse educator, family nurse practitioner, nurse-midwifery, nursing administration, psychiatric/mental health clinical nurse specialist, psychiatric/mental health nurse practitioner, and women’s health nurse practitioner. The MSN program specialties are designed so that upon completion of programs of study, students meet the educational requirements to take specialty certification examinations. The program consists of 42 to 58 semester credit hours, including 504 to 784 clinical hours depending on the specialty. This program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Medical Laboratory Science program offers working professional the opportunity to learn and develop the skills needed for professional growth. This program is open to students who currently hold an A.S. or A.A.S. in clinical laboratory technology/medical laboratory technology from an accredited institution. Courses include didactic lecture and seminar formats delivered through discussion boards, assignments, virtual laboratory activities and online chat. The program consists of 60 semester credit hours. The program is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences.