Our masters of science in nursing program prepares students for advanced roles in nursing as adult-gerontology nurse practitioners, family nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, neonatal nurse practitioners, nurse anesthetists, nurse midwives, nurse educators and nurse administrators. Our MSN graduates are clinical scholars who can integrate the science and art of nursing, articulate the unique contributions of nursing and apply knowledge in dynamic environments.
The master's program at the East Carolina University College of Nursing is accredited by the
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, 202-887-6791.
Graduates of the MSN program are prepared to do the following:
You can download an overview information sheet on the MSN program and MSN concentrations here.
*All ECU academic programs that may lead to licensure/certification prepare students to sit for licensure/certification in North Carolina. In order to comply with the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (NC-SARA) and the U.S. Department of Education regulations regarding education at a distance and professional licensure, ECU is required to make the following disclosure with respect to professional licensure/certification outside the state of North Carolina. ECU may or may not be able to confirm whether a particular program meets requirements for professional licensure/certification outside of the State of North Carolina. ECU highly recommends that you contact the applicable
licensure board(s) in any state you may want to pursue licensure/certification prior to beginning the academic program in order to determine whether the program meets licensure/certification requirements. Academic programs and individual graduates must meet standards set by that state's licensure requirements in order to be eligible for a license/certification.*