College of Nursing Graduate Programs

MIDAS, Master of Science in Nursing Direct Entry as a 2nd Degree Program

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The College of Nursing offers a number of options for advanced nursing preparation for registered nurses:

  • Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
  • Post-Master's Family Nurse Practitioner certificate for qualified RN's with a previous MSN degree
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice in Population Health Leadership (DNP) (online program)

For individuals wishing to make a career change to nursing who have a bachelor's degree in another field, the College offers the Master of Science in Nursing Direct Entry As Second Degree (MIDAS Program).   MIDAS is a 20 month, full time on campus (Cincinnati) program of study.

MSN Program Tracks

  • Education (online OR on campus program)
  • Family Nurse Practitioner (on campus program)
  • Forensics (online program)
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice in Population Health Leadership (online program)

MSN Objectives

MSN Entry Points - Find Yours

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master's degree program in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice program and post-graduate APRN certificate program at Xavier University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, http://www.ccneaccreditation.org