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.
We welcome new faculty member Dave Lane, DNP, who has more than 35 years of experience in psychiatric-mental health nursing. He will be convening a task force to explore a psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner option in the MSN program.
Graduates of the MSN program are prepared to do the following:
*All applicable ECU academic programs prepare students to sit for licensure in North Carolina. In order to comply with U.S. Department of Education regulations regarding distance education and professional licensure ECU is required to make the following disclosure with respect to professional licensure outside the state of North Carolina. ECU cannot confirm whether a particular program meets requirements for professional licensure outside of the State of North Carolina. Please contact applicable licensure board(s) in any state you may want to pursue licensure prior to beginning the academic program in order to determine whether the program meets licensure requirements. It is the student's responsibility to confirm program eligibility for licensure in any state outside North Carolina.*