"It's definitely a positive experience... The relationship with my professors is very good. They are always willing to help. If they see a difficulty or a need, they are willing to help out any way they can."
Ohio University’s blended MSN is ideal for professional nurses who are ready to advance to a focused and engaging career. Unlike a traditional on-campus program with weekly in-person requirements, the blended program lets students complete the majority of the coursework online. Occasional residencies provide students with a chance to connect with peers and receive hands-on instruction from faculty.
The Family Nurse Practitioner specialty prepares nurses to serve as primary care providers for patients. Course topics include nursing care for children and adults, evidence-based practice, and pharmacology. Career opportunities exist for FNPs to work as primary health care providers in medical offices and clinics, private practices, and health departments. After completing the program, nurses will be eligible to sit for the national FNP certification exam.
FNP students, faculty, and alumni share their experiences in Ohio University’s Blended MSN program.
41 semester hours
Graduates achieved a 95 percent pass rate on the national certification exam.
The Nurse Educator specialty equips nurses to teach in an academic setting or educate nursing staff at a health care facility. Students will learn about teaching strategies, developing nursing curriculum and patient education materials, evaluating educational activities, and creating staff development opportunities. The specialty is ideal for students who want to become educators or nursing faculty members, especially for those who want to continue on to doctoral education.
NE students, faculty, and alumni share their experiences in Ohio University’s Blended MSN program.
33 semester hours
Opportunities exist to continue on to a doctoral degree.
Ohio University has a long history of preparing health care and human services professionals, and its School of Nursing has offered excellence in nursing education since 1974.
You will earn a master's degree in nursing from an institution consistently ranked in the top 2% of American public universities. The MSN at Ohio University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education through 2022.
Ohio University is a Tier 1 institution routinely recognized for academic quality and value by such publications as U.S. News and World Report, Peterson's Guide to Competitive Colleges, and The Princeton Review's Best Colleges. Ohio University also has qualified as one of America's 100 Best College Buys for the last 18 consecutive years.