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Bowie State University
14000 Jericho Park Road
Bowie, MD 20715
8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252
Maryland MSN Degree Prerequisites
Maryland nurses who continue their education and gain a Masters in Nursing (MSN) Degree are licensed by the Maryland Board of Nursing as either an Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) or an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner(ARNP).
To enroll in a MSN degree program in Maryland, you must first become licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN). The most common Nursing Masters Degree curriculum in Maryland and across the US is the RN-MSN program. See our directory of Maryland RN to MSN programs
Those holding Maryland RN certification have most likely already earned their Bachelors in Science of Nursing (BSN) degree. This is typically a four year training program at a nationally accredited school of nursing.
Contact your school of choice to learn more about their specific MSN program prerequisites.
Maryland MSN Degree Areas of Specialization
In Maryland, there are typically four specific areas that MSN degree seeking students may choose to specialize in. These include:
- Nurse Practitioner (NP)
- Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM)
- Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS)
- Certified Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
Check with the Maryland Board of Nursing to learn about the about the legal authority the state of Maryland grants Advanced Practice Nurses(APNs) and Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioners(ARNPs)in each particular area of specialization.
Online MSN Degree Programs
In Maryland, online nursing degree programs are increasingly popular. This is mainly due to the convenience of nursing distance learning programs. As long as the online MSN program is nationally accredited, earning your MSN degree online is accepted and honored by the state of Maryland.
Maryland MSN Degree Resources
Here are a few examples of MSN degree programs in Maryland.