The MSN Program is a minimum of 2 years depending on track and course load.
Yes, please see admissions requirements.
We have rolling admissions and accept students in Fall, Spring, or Summer. Application deadlines are June 30th for Fall, Oct 30th for Spring, and March 30th for Summer.
Classes are offered in the evenings during the week or on the weekend. A few courses are offered online or a hybrid format but we do not offer an entire online degree.
The cost of the program is dependent on track chosen. Each track requires a different number of credit units. For current tuition, please contact Graduate Admissions.
MSMC offers limited scholarships for graduate students. You may contact our financial aid office for help with government loans. Some hospitals offer tuition reimbursement programs. For outside scholarships, please consult the American Association of Colleges of Nursing website (http://www.aacn.nche.edu/education/financialaid.htm).
Yes, graduate policies allow up to 6 units to be transferred in towards your MSN degree. You must obtain approval from the MSN Director and the petition must also be approved by the Graduate Dean. See MSMC Catalog.
You can visit www.nso.com to purchase Nurses Professional Liability Insurance.
Students may select their practicum site, however all agencies, must have a contract with MSMC. If the College does not have a contract with the agency, we will attempt to secure a contract if time allows however this could take up to four to six months.
Ordinarily, most students identify their own preceptor however the MSN program is able to provide assistance for securing preceptors. Please keep in mind that we may need to place you where opportunities are open which can be outside of Los Angeles County or county of your residence.
Yes, this is possible and should be done no later than completion of the first term.