Program Cost

Tuition is based on a cohort model. Students must complete the program with their cohort to remain eligible for cohort pricing.  Select your program below to see the details.

Total program cost: The 2022-2024, 27-month, Entry-Level Master of Science in Nursing program is 87 credit hours from summer 2021 to summer 2023, with a total program cost of $77,731.

Cost per semester credit hour:
Pre-licensure portion: $783 per credit hour (56 credits)
MSN portion : $1,093 per credit hour (31 credits)

Nursing program fee: $7,038(subject to change)

Additional fees may include: 
Additional fees include: technology fee ($250/year), wellness fee ($100/year), a one-time matriculation fee ($200), background check ($70), books and materials for coursework, uniform cost ($200), equipment ($100), laptop (not Chromebook).

Students who select to add a Clinical Nurse Leader or Nurse Educator Specialty concentration need to take additional credits with a tuition increase of $6,558 or $19,674.

Prospective students should be aware that adding additional credit hours by adding a track outside the C&O Generalist area will result in an increase in total tuition and program costs.

ELMSN 2022 Tuition Cost Sheet in PDF Format

Cost breakdown by term

Summer 2022 15 credits ($783/credit) Tuition: $11,745.
NURS 305: Patho/Pharm I (4)
NURS 306: Found of Care Delivery/Health Promotion (3)
NURS 307: Health & Physical Assessment (3)
NURS 308: Clinical Practicum I (3)
NURS 309: Prof Foundations & Principles of Leadership (2)

Fall 2022 13 credits ($783/credit) Tuition: $10,179.
NURS 310: Scholarly Writing Concepts (1)
NURS 311: Patho/Pharm II (2)
NURS 314: Care of Chronic Conditions (3)
NURS 315: Psych/Mental Health (2)
NURS 316: Clinical Practicum II (5)

Spring 2023 16 credits ($783/credit) Tuition: $12,528.
NURS 401: Care of Complex Conditions (3)
NURS 402: Patho/Pharm III (2)
NURS 403: Clinical Practicum III (5)
NURS 404: Healthcare Diversity (4)
NURS 405: Informed Practice (2)

Summer 2023 12 credits ($783/credit) Tuition: $9,396.
NURS 406: Continuity of Care (3)
NURS 407: Clinical Practicum IV (6)
NURS 483: Transition to Practice (1)
NURS 499: Capstone Project (2)

Fall 2023 11 credits ($1,093/credit) Tuition: $12,023
NURS 523: Role of the Advanced Practice Nurse (2)
NURS 525: Theoretical Foundations (3)
NURS 534: Informatics & Nursing Healthcare (2)
NURS 544: Advanced Nursing Management of Illness & Disease (4)

January Term 2024 3 credits ($1,093/credit) Tuition: $3,279
NURS 541: Advanced Health Assessment & Health Promotion (3)

Spring 2024 12 credits ($1,093/credit) Tuition: $13,116
NURS 526: Leadership and Management (3)
NURS 527: Evaluations and Outcomes Research (3)
NURS 531: Clinical Outcomes Management I (3)
NURS 542: Advanced Pathophysiology & Pharmacology for Nursing Practice (3)

Summer 2024 5 credits ($1,093/credit) Tuition: $5,465
NURS 530: Resource Management (3)
NURS 596: Scholarly Inquiry (2)
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Optional *
(for students desiring to take certification exams – optional courses are not required for the MSN degree)

NURS 532: Clinical Outcomes Management II (6) (required for CNL) Tuition: $6,558

OR

MSN Nurse Educator Specialty Courses (additional 18 credits) (courses required to sit for CNE exam) Tuition: $19,674

  • NURS 538: Program Development (3)
  • NURS 550: Curriculum, Instruction, and Evaluation (3)
  • NURS 595: Internship (2 to 12)

*Future optional concentration(s) may be offered, which could extend the course of study and program cost.

The 2022-2023, 15-month,  Master of Science in Nursing program is 31 continuous semester hours from summer 2021 to summer 2022, with a total tuition cost of $33,883 at $1,093 per credit hour.

Tuition is based on a cohort model. Students must complete the program with their cohort to remain eligible for cohort pricing.

Total Tuition Cost: $33,883
Nursing program fee: $3,910 (Subject to change)

Additional fees may include: technology fee ($250/year), wellness fee ($100/year), a one-time matriculation fee ($200), background check ($70), books and materials for coursework, uniform cost ($200), equipment ($100), laptop (not Chromebook).

Students who select to add a Clinical Nurse Leader or Nurse Educator Specialty concentration need to take additional credits with a tuition increase of $6,558 or $19,674.

BSN to MSN 2022 Tuition Cost Sheet in PDF Format

Cost breakdown by term

Fall 2022 11 credits – Tuition: $12,023
NURS 523: Role of the Advanced Practice Nurse (2)
NURS 525: Theoretical Foundations (3)
NURS 534: Informatics & Nursing Healthcare (2)
NURS 544: Advanced Nursing Management of Illness & Disease (4)

January Term 2023 3 credits – Tuition: $3,279
NURS 541: Advanced Health Assessment & Health Promotion (3)

Spring 2023 12 credits – Tuition: $13,116
NURS 526: Leadership and Management (3)
NURS 527: Evaluations and Outcomes Research (3)
NURS 531: Clinical Outcomes Management I (3)
NURS 542: Advanced Pathophysiology & Pharmacology for Nursing Practice (3)

Summer 2023 – Tuition: $5,465
NURS 530: Resource Management (3)
NURS 596: Scholarly Inquiry (2)
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Optional * – Tution: $6,558
(for students desiring to take certification exams – optional courses are not required for the MSN degree)

NURS 532 Clinical Outcomes Management II (6) (required for CNL)

OR

MSN Nurse Educator Specialty Courses (additional 18 credits) (courses required to sit for CNE exam)

  • NURS 538: Program Development (3)
  • NURS 550: Curriculum, Instruction, and Evaluation (3)
  • NURS 595: Internship (2 to 12)