The program is offered primarily online by faculty at the WVU Health Sciences Center at our Morgantown and Charleston campuses. Courses are offered via a variety of web-based modalities both in asynchronous and synchronous distance education formats. Students will be required to attend a special session in Morgantown or Charleston approximately five times through the assessment course and two days in practicum for FNP students. During semesters involving nursing practice hours, monthly meetings are held online. Special sessions for PNP students are held in Morgantown for approximately one week during the assessment course.
Students are admitted to a specific track and progression plan. Admission to some tracks is dependent on an adequate cohort to deliver the track. Changes to the track or progression plan are only allowed based on space available. If for any reason a student must leave the program, their ability to return to the program will be based on space available at the time of request and is not guaranteed.
After completing requirements for the MSN degree, students will have the ability to sit for advanced practice certification and are prepared to offer care at the advanced practice level to select populations.
This program offers baccalaureate prepared nurses the opportunity to earn a master's degree via our Master of Science in Nursing degree. The program offers a curriculum that allows students to enroll on a part or full-time basis.
The master's degree program in nursing program at West Virginia University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.
Total Credit Hours
- Live Online Sessions
- Online Courses
- Residency Required
Tuition and Financial Aid
Estimated Tuition and Fees
The Master of Science in Nursing requires 46 credit hours to complete. Cost per credit hour is $713 for residents and $1,603 for non-residents.
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Financial aid is available. Students are encouraged to file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form to determine their eligibility for federal and state funds as well as scholarships. WVU’s FAFSA Code is 003827.