The School of Nursing offers three options for dual degrees. The MSN/MEd and the MSN/MSCJ are offered through the College of Professional Sciences (CPS) and are options for all MSN students. The third option, the MSN/MBA dual degree is an integrated degree offered jointly by CPS and the nationally recognized Williams College of Business for MSN students with a bachelor's degree. All programs are flexible, designed to meet the needs of the working nurse, by offering both part-time and full-time study options.

MSN/MBA Dual Degree

The Master of Science in Nursing and Master of Business Administration is an integrated dual degree requiring a minimum of 62 semester hours. Registered nurses with a bachelor's degree (BSN or BA/BS) are eligible for this dual degree. Graduates are prepared to apply both professional nursing and business theories in their administrative roles, a need in the increasingly complex health care industry. 
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MSN/MEd Dual Degree

The Master of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Education is an integrated dual degree requiring 61 semester hours. It was developed in response to a community need for nurse educators and prepares graduates to administer and teach in nursing educational roles (i.e., CE providerships, in-service educators and nurse educators)
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MSN/MSCJ Dual Degree

The Master of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Criminal Justice is an integrated dual degree requiring 46 semester hours and compliments the forensic track of the MSN program. This integrated program was developed to compliment the MSN forensics track.

According to the American Board of Forensic Nursing, forensic nursing is the application of science and the art of nursing to both criminal and civil investigations and legal matters. Graduates are prepared to pursue various clinical roles such as sexual assault nurse examiner, forensic psychiatric nurse, legal nurse consultant, forensic nursing death investigator and/or nurse coroner.

The Master of Science in Criminal Justice program is multidisciplinary and designed for individuals who wish to sharpen skills required to address the complex issues in the criminal justice system in a free society.

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