Schools with MSN Programs Accepting Students in New Mexico
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Other Schools with MSN Programs in New Mexico
University of New Mexico
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131
New Mexico State University
P.O. Box 30001
Las Cruces, NM 88003
New Mexico MSN Degree Prerequisites
New Mexico nurses who continue their education and gain a Masters in Nursing (MSN) Degree are licensed by the New Mexico 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 New Mexico, you must first become licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN). The most common Nursing Masters Degree curriculum in New Mexico and across the US is the RN-MSN program. See our directory of New Mexico RN to MSN programs
Those holding New Mexico 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.
New Mexico MSN Degree Areas of Specialization
In New Mexico, 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 New Mexico Board of Nursing to learn about the about the legal authority the state of New Mexico grants Advanced Practice Nurses(APNs) and Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioners(ARNPs)in each particular area of specialization.
Online MSN Degree Programs
In New Mexico, 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 New Mexico.
New Mexico MSN Degree Resources
Here are a few examples of MSN degree programs in New Mexico.