Masters in Nursing

Masters in Nursing Programs at GSU

The Governors State University’s exceptional Masters in Nursing programs offer nurses the opportunity to advance their careers and prepare to meet the demands of an ever-changing health care profession.  Our MSN programs are designed to accommodate working nurses by offering convenient scheduling with a curriculum that combines on-campus course work and online classes.  We also give students the option of full or part-time enrollment.  Additionally, while enrolled in one of our Masters in Nursing programs, you will be assigned an experienced faculty mentor to assist you at every stage of your journey. 

An Exceptional Masters in Nursing in the Chicago Area

Under recent healthcare reform, there is an estimated 31 million new people that will require primary care. GSU’s Masters in Nursing programs are preparing highly educated nurses to meet the growing demand.  Our programs include two concentrations for the MSN degree; one in Nursing Administration and the other in Family Nurse Practitioner.  Both programs focus on providing quality, holistic care, creating healing environments and building caring communities.

We also offer an exceptional program for a MSN Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) in Adult Healthcare degree to prepare nurses for leadership positions as Advanced Practice Nurses.  Finally, our Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate prepares Advanced Practice Nurses who have a MSN degree to qualify for licensure as a Family Nurse Practitioner. 

You will find all of the information and specific requirements on GSU’s Department of Nursing web page.  As a further convenience for busy professionals, we offer a state-of-the-art, Web-based application service that permits you to apply to a number of participating programs by completing just one application. 

All of our graduate and undergraduate nursing programs in the College of Health and Human Services are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing.  In addition, students are given the opportunity to study under a faculty that includes Advanced Practice Nurses, seasoned educators and doctorally-prepared researchers. 

We invite you to explore our many degree, certificate and individual course offerings listed on our website.  GSU has a highly diverse student body made up of individuals of all ages and backgrounds and our courses are taught by gifted professors.  The GSU’s Department of Nursing offers an outstanding post-baccalaureate program to prepare you for a future as a highly educated professional with a Masters in Nursing. 

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