Schools with MSN Programs Accepting Students in Mississippiskip to featured accredited online programs in Mississippi
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Other Schools with MSN Programs in Mississippi
Delta State University
Highway 8 West
Cleveland, MS 38733
Mississippi University - Women
1100 College Street
Columbus, MS 39701
University of Southern Mississippi
118 College Drive
Hattiesburg, MS 39406
Mississippi MSN Degree Prerequisites
Mississippi nurses who continue their education and gain a Masters in Nursing (MSN) Degree are licensed by the Mississippi 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 Mississippi, you must first become licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN). The most common Nursing Masters Degree curriculum in Mississippi and across the US is the RN-MSN program. See our directory of Mississippi RN to MSN programs
Those holding Mississippi 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.
Mississippi MSN Degree Areas of Specialization
In Mississippi, 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 Mississippi Board of Nursing to learn about the about the legal authority the state of Mississippi grants Advanced Practice Nurses(APNs) and Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioners(ARNPs)in each particular area of specialization.
Online MSN Degree Programs
In Mississippi, 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 Mississippi.
Mississippi MSN Degree Resources
Here are a few examples of MSN degree programs in Mississippi.