Chatham University

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

The RN-BSN, MSN, and DNP programs at Chatham University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington DC 20036, (202) 887-6791.

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

Chatham University’s Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Program is delivered as a fully online program and builds on BSN foundations, preparing advanced practice nurses for roles in nursing leadership, nursing education or as nurse informatics specialists. The program offers a contemporary nursing curriculum with tracks in:

MSN Program Structure
(36 Credits)

The curriculum consists of 14-week MSN and specialty track courses to prepare nurses for a variety of advanced practice roles. The last two semesters include clinical coursework with a qualified preceptor within their specialty area and geographic location. These supervised experiences total 250 clinical hours. Upon graduation, these hours may be applied toward the required 500 clinical hours necessary to apply for admission into the DNP program.

A cohort of full-time and part-time students for each track is admitted each Fall. Full-time students are able to complete the degree in four sequential semesters; part-time students in six semesters. The program's online structure maintains a minimum four day per week participation schedule that offers flexibility to fit into students' current work and life responsibilities. All 12 courses in the MSN program are taught by expert nursing faculty in small class sizes, ensuring individualized attention and communication throughout your graduate studies.

Additional Information

Scholarship Information

The AfterCollege/AACN Scholarships support students who are seeking a baccalaureate, masters or doctoral degree in nursing. Eight $2,500 scholarships will be awarded throughout the year. The application deadlines are January 31st, April 30, July 31, and October 31. Click here to learn more and apply.

A limited number of nursing scholarships may be available. A FAFSA form must be completed and on file to be considered for the scholarship. To fill out the FAFSA, please visit www.fafsa.ed.gov (school code: 003244).