Are you ready to make a difference? Designed for graduates who hold a non-nursing degree, Curry’s Accelerated Entry Master of Science in Nursing will prepare you to enter the nursing profession with a master’s degree, opening exciting career opportunities. Benefit from a curriculum built around real-world, hands-on experiences, and learn with a cohort of your peers in a hybrid model.
Related: Accelerated 2nd Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (ACCEL)
(designed for students who want to make a career change into nursing)
The Curry Accelerated Entry Master of Science in Nursing:
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We offer fixed tuition – because we’re as invested in your career as you.
Graduate prepared to tackle real healthcare challenges. Integral to the curriculum, the capstone and clinical immersion experience allow students to apply skills learned in the classroom. Through the capstone experience, students collaborate with faculty on a focused scholarly project and broaden their understanding of a contemporary clinical issue by completion of a quality improvement project. An intensive clinical immersion course gives students real-world experience and preparation for the advanced generalist role.
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The Accelerated Entry MSN load varies by semester and requires a full-time commitment. Attend hybrid classes over eight-week terms each semester — alongside related clinical coursework. During the last semester, students will participate in an immersive, clinical experience, complete a capstone project as well as receive preparation for the NCLEX-RN exam.
Semester 1: Fall (15 Credits)
|MSN 5000||The Art and Science of Nursing||3|
|MSN 5010||Concepts & Competencies Across
the Lifespan I
|MSN 5020||Pathophysiology Pharmacology I||3|
|MSN 5030||Health Promotion Across the Lifespan||3|
|MSN 5035||Clinical: Healthy Populations||3|
Semester 2: Spring (15 credits)
|MSN 5040||Evidence Based Research,
Theory & Practice
|MSN 5050||Management of Chronic Disease Care:
Top 10 Health Problems
|MSN 5060||Quality Improvement and Risk Management
for Nursing Practice
|MSN 5070||Family Centered Care||3|
|MSN 5055||Clinical: Developmental Conditions
and Chronic Disease Care
Semester 3: Summer (9 credits)
|MSN 5080||Complex Care||3|
|MSN 5090||Population Health||3|
|MSN 5085||Clinical: Acute-Chronic Complex Care||3|
Semester 4: Fall (15 credits)
|MSN 6450||Health Policy, Finance, and Systems||3|
|MSN 6030||Concepts and Competencies
Across the Lifespan II
|MSN 6050||Informatics, Epidemiology and Biostatistics
for Nursing Practice
|MSN 6020||Pathophysiology Pharmacology II||3|
|MSN 6035||Clinical: Palliative/Supportive Care||3|
Semester 5: Spring (12 credits)
|MSN 6060||Leadership and Management||3|
|MSN 6070||Transitions to the Advanced Generalist
|MSN 6985||Capstone Clinical Immersion||3|
Curriculum is subject to change
Julie Grady, MSN Program Director, Associate Professor
Chimezie Agomoh, Assistant Professor
Sheryl Cifrino, Professor
Katherine Marie Conover, Associate Professor
Donna DelloIacono, Senior Lecturer
Joy Garamiase-Yee, Associate Professor
Maureen Hillier, Senior Lecturer
Oby Christi Ikoro, Assistant Professor
Susan R. James, Professor Emeritus
Maureen L. Murphy, Professor
Susan Natale, Associate Professor
Raquel Reynolds, Assistant Professor
Coleen Toronto, Associate Professor
Julianne Walsh, Associate Professor
MSN Program Outcomes:
We're excited you're considering our flexible, convenient, and real-world focused Curry College Master of Science in Nursing program along with our other top notch Nursing Degree paths, and we look forward to helping you reach your career goals.