Schools with MSN Programs Accepting Students in Oregon
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Other Schools with MSN Programs in Oregon
Oregon Health And Science University
700 Southwest Campus Drive
Portland, OR 97239
University of Portland
5000 N. Willamette Blvd.
Portland, OR 97203
Oregon MSN Degree Prerequisites
Oregon nurses who continue their education and gain a Masters in Nursing (MSN) Degree are licensed by Oregon 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 Oregon, you must first become licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN). The most common Nursing Masters Degree curriculum in Oregon and across the US is the RN-MSN program. See our directory of Oregon RN to MSN programs
Those holding Oregon 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.
Oregon MSN Degree Areas of Specialization
In Oregon, 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 Oregon Board of Nursing to learn about the about the legal authority the state of Oregon grants Advanced Practice Nurses(APNs) and Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioners(ARNPs)in each particular area of specialization.
Online MSN Degree Programs
In Oregon, 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 Oregon.
Oregon MSN Degree Resources
Here are a few examples of MSN degree programs in Oregon.