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2014-2015 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Master of Science in Nursing: Nursing Education Track (RN-MS)


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Director, Graduate Nursing Education
A. Susan Feeney, APRN, NP-C, FNP-BC
Office:  Sylvia Trottier Hall
Phone: (603) 897-8528
E-mail: gadmissions@rivier.edu 

The RN-MS in Nursing is a program entry path to the MS in Nursing designed for the experienced registered nurse with an associate degree or diploma preparation. This opportunity provides a plan of studies by which a student is able to demonstrate satisfactory levels of achievement of baccalaureate knowledge in preparation for successful completion of graduate nursing programs.

Graduates of the Nursing Education (RN-MS Track) are eligible to sit for national certification through the National League for Nursing (NLN) once they have met the requisite work experience requirements.

Prerequisites


  • Undergraduate statistics (or evidence of completion)
  • Document two years (full-time or equivalent) RN experience
  • Show evidence of a minimum GPA of 3.0 from an accredited nursing program
  • Complete a Professional Portfolio documenting a mastery of BS competencies.

Degree Requirements (42 credits)


  •  NSG 404 Leadership and Management Credits: 3 (or evidence of completion or challenge class once accepted)
     and
  •  NSG 409 Community/Public Health Nursing Credits: 3 (or evidence of completion or Excelsior Exam or challenge class once accepted)
     Both NSG 404 and NSG 409 must be taken prior to to NSG 516.

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