2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
    Jun 13, 2024  
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog [Archived]

Nursing M.S.N.

(35-47 credits)


Students matriculating a master’s of science in nursing have the option of selecting one concentration from among Family Nurse Practitioner, Nursing Administration, or Nursing Education. All students in the major complete the same core course work in addition to the student’s selected concentration. Students must earn a “B”, or better, in all APN Department courses (any course that starts with APN), in order to progress in any advanced practice nursing concentration.  The Department faculty has determined that the minimum course percent score for a “B” is 83%.


Eligible applicants must meet University admission criteria and individual program requirements. Admissions to advanced practice nursing programs of study are competitive. For detailed program requirements, visit www.indstate.edu/apn.

Applicants to the nursing programs are considered on a competitive basis. Criteria include intellectual capacity, performance, maturity, clarity of goals, and other qualities appropriate for graduate study. An individual or group interview may be requested or required. Additional materials may be requested for examination prior to admission.

Family Nurse Practitioner Concentration

Nursing Administration Concentration

Electives (6 credits):

Guided electives.

Culminating Experience (3-6 credits):

Nursing Education Concentration


Courses in the 500 series are open to undergraduates as *400 series. Graduate students are required to do additional work of a research nature. A course taken at the 400 level may not be repeated at the 500 level.