Master of Science (MSN) Program in Nursing

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The Department of Nursing at Moravian College prepares today’s graduate nurses for essential leadership roles in nursing administration, education and practice environments. Graduate coursework is designed to foster interdisciplinary exchange and learning with Nursing, Education and Business Administration faculty.The MSN Program in Nursing has been approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education to begin enrollment into its graduate tracks as of Fall 2009 and is fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

The need and demand for graduate-prepared nurses to influence health and healing outcomes for people in our community is greater than ever before. As the health care environment has become more complex, the role of the professional nurse has grown to meet contemporary complex challenges.  Research studies suggest that the more highly educated the nurse, the better the patient health care outcomes. Students are currently invited to make application to any of the graduate programs.

*Note: Applicants are no longer required to submit Graduate Record Exam or Miller Analogies test results as an admission requirement.

The program requirements for the Clinical Nurse Leader, Nurse Administrators, and Nurse Educator curricula can be found at the following links:

Program Requirements:

RN to MSN Bridge Program

Registered Nurses who have obtained a baccalaureate in a discipline other than nursing are eligible to apply to the RN to MSN Bridge Program. Students are eligible to begin graduate level course work once all Baccalaureate Nursing competency requirements are completed with a QPA of > 3.0. The document that outlines course competencies to be met can be found here.

Prospective students interested in completing their MSN degree may obtain information about the program by contacting the Nursing Department at (610) 861-1660 or