University of Vermont

College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Department of Nursing

Master of Science in Nursing Program

Master of Science in Nursing

The Master of Science in Nursing program prepares professional nurses for leadership roles in a variety of settings within the discipline and provides the foundation for doctoral study and continued professional development.

In keeping with evolving national accreditation standards, the Master of Science (MS) program for nurse practitioners in primary care offered by the Department of Nursing has transitioned to the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program.The final MS-NP cohort was admitted in fall 2014 and is expected to complete the program on a full-time basis in December 2016.

Courses of Study and Curriculum

The curriculum for the Master of Science in Nursing program per entrance year (PDF):

Master of Science for the Clinical Nurse Leader

MS Primary Care: Adult-Gerontology NP 2014-15
MS Primary Care: Adult-Gerontology NP 2013-14

MS Primary Care: Family Nurse Practitioner 2014-15
MS Primary Care: Family Nurse Practitioner 2013-14

Graduates are eligible for national certification.

Graduate Nursing Handbooks

Graduate Project Manual (PDF)
Graduate Thesis Manual (PDF)
Graduate Nursing Handbook (PDF)

Faculty Research

Research is important to the Department of Nursing. Students have the opportunity to participate in research within the department and with other departments across campus.

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