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Nursing - MSN & CNS

The mission of the graduate program in nursing is to equip nurse leaders and educators for a life of leadership and service by providing a challenging program of study, guided professional development, and integrated faith based learning within a dynamic and supportive learning environment.

MSN (Master of Science in Nursing)

This program is for registered nurses with a bachelor’s degree who seek to complete a master’s degree.

The master's degree program in nursing at Vanguard University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

CNS (Clinical Nurse Specialist) Post-Master's Certificate

This 20-unit certificate is for licensed nurses who already completed a master’s degree who seek additional education for the professional role of an Adult-Gerontology CNS.

Please note: This program is not accredited by CCNE.

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TOTAL UNITS

40-45

COST PER UNIT

$635*

LENGTH OF PROGRAM

2 years

START TERMS

Fall and Spring

 

*Tuition is based on the 2019/2020 academic year and is subject to change.

Accreditations

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
California Board of Registered Nursing
West Coast Science
Western Association of Schools & Colleges
Council for Christian Colleges & Universities
Assemblies of God

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