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Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

An MSN from the Kramer School of Nursing at Oklahoma City University will provide you with the advanced competencies, skills, and credentials you need to advance your career in the nursing field.

Why choose Kramer School of Nursing for your MSN studies?

  1. No Waiting List! To address the severe shortages of nurses with graduate degrees, all applicants who meet the admission and eligibility requirements are accepted.
  2. Small class size (average 7 students per graduate course).
  3. Full or part time study is available.
  4. HyFlex Course Delivery allows students to choose whether they want to attend classes online or in person.
  5. All courses are taught by doctorally prepared nurses or nursing leaders with post-master’s education who are advanced specialists in their fields. The faculty are committed to each individual student's success.
  6. Kramer School of Nursing is fully accredited for its Master’s Degrees.

Discover more information about Admission Requirements, Deadlines, Curriculum, and the HyFlex delivery model using the image block links below.

Program Goals of the Master of Science in Nursing Degree

The MSN graduate of the Kramer School of Nursing will function as a professional nurse, able to:

  1. Demonstrate the capacity to develop environments promoting professional, ethical, and legal nursing practice.
  2. Design, implement, and evaluate comprehensive programs based upon advanced theoretical knowledge that promote health, restore wellness, prevent illness, and incorporate self-care activities.
  3. Synthesize nursing research findings and integrate evidence based processes to develop critical thinking frameworks for problem solving and making effective clinical, educational, and administrative judgments.
  4. Demonstrate leadership in the promotion of physical, mental, social, and spiritual health across the life span within diverse cultures.
  5. Provide collaborative and innovative leadership to coordinate and delegate care of clients and to manage health care systems.
  6. Develop practice environments that exemplify the caring behaviors of acceptance, respect, and empathy.

Accreditation, degree completion and job placement rates

The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN; formerly the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission) has granted Oklahoma City University full accreditation for its baccalaureate, master's, and advanced practice degrees. ACEN does not accredit PhD programs.

The ACEN requires nursing schools to publish the following data.

Tuition and Financial Aid Information

For current tuition rates and fees, click here. Out-of-state students pay the same rate as in-state students.

Scholarships and financial aid are available to MSN Students. Click here for OCU financial aid information. In addition to these resources, the Kramer School of Nursing also maintains a lengthy, though by no means complete, list of scholarship opportunities from private sources. Federal financial aid is available for graduate students who take at least 6 credit hours per semester. Additionally, some of our students receive educational assistance from their employers. Federal Traineeships may be available as well.

Please contact us if you have questions or concerns about financing your education at the Kramer School of Nursing!

Master of Science in Nursing Advisement Dates

For additional information on the OCU Master of Science in Nursing and to meet with an advisor, register here for a virtual meeting via Zoom for a Master of Science in Nursing student advisement session! Choose from the following dates:

2020 Dates

Additional dates coming soon.

Graduate Admissions can be reached at gadmissions@okcu.edu or call (405) 208-5094.