The School of Nursing offers several programs in which a student can obtain either a Master of Science in Nursing or, for individuals who hold an MSN degree, a post-master's certificate (CNL or FNP). Whether a registered nurse or an individual with a desire to be a registered nurse who has a bachelor's degree in another field, there is a program designed for you. Graduates are prepared to assume professional leadership roles that encompass educational, consultative, and managerial functions and also prepared to design and establish delivery services in response to current health care policy changes.
The MSN programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and approved by the Ohio Board of Nursing (OBN).
- MSN Programs for Registered Nurses
- MSN Program for Bachelor Degree Holders in another discipline who desire to be registered nurses (MIDAS)
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Reasons to Choose Xavier
Faculty members are outstanding practitioners with years of experience in nursing and education. Their doctoral areas of study include nursing, epidemiology, natural health and psychology. Several also hold specialized certificates in community health, gerontology and occupational health as well as certificates of authority in the state of Ohio.
Xavier's new, state-of-the-art clinical simulation laboratory supplements the nursing student's clinical experiences by providing a futuristic simulated learning environment. Using a human patient simulator, students have the opportunity to participate in Simulated Study challenging, real-life scenarios. Xavier's life-sized, computer driven human simulation mannequin blinks, speaks and breathes, as well as mirrors accurate human reactions to procedures such as CPR, ventilation, catheterization and intubation.