Nursing - Master of Science

College of Nursing

Online Master of Science - Nursing

Transforming health, transforming lives.

The Master of Science is the graduate degree at the master's level of the College of Nursing. Our online program prepares graduates for advanced practice nursing in a variety of clinical settings ranging from private practices, clinics, hospitals and businesses to managed care organizations and governmental agencies. Students acquire knowledge, values and skills through course work, clinical experience and research. Graduates of the program are eligible to sit for certification in a variety of specialties.

Important Info

Campus Requirements: 
NONE — 100% Online

Sample Courses


Leadership in Advanced Nursing Care

Analysis of organizational and leadership strategies and skills essential in the delivery of high quality patient care in diverse settings.

Quality Improvement in Advanced Nursing Care

Advanced concepts of collaboration, design, leadership, implementation and evaluation of quality improvement initiatives in health care.

Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Across the Life Span

Analyze strategies to encourage change in both individual’s and population’s health behaviors that influence risk reduction in multiple settings.

Nursing in the American Health Care System

Analysis of the U.S. health care delivery system and the policy making process, with an emphasis on the social, political and economic factors affecting the delivery of Nursing services.

Featured Faculty

Instructor of Clinical Practice
Associate Professor and Associate Dean for Advanced Practice and Community Partnerships
Clinical Instructor of Practice
Clinical Instructor of Practice

Is this program offered in my state?

Meets or exceeds state standards and is authorized to legally offer distance education through approval or exemption by the state regulatory agency and by the State Board of Nursing.
Limited Authorization
Please contact Ohio State Online for more information about the limited authorization status in this state.
Pursuing Authorization
Researching required authorizations by the state regulatory agency and by the State Board of Nursing to legally offer distance education.

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