RN to MSN Programs in Alaska

Find Online Master of Nursing Programs in Alaska

There is only one school where a graduate degree can be obtained in Alaska, the University of Alaska at Anchorage (UAA) School of Nursing (SON). UAA SON offers a variety of graduate nursing degrees and certificates.

The school's Associate of Applied Sciences, Baccalaureate, and Master's programs are all accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), with its most recent accreditation received in 2017. The University's Doctor of Nursing program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (ACCNE).

The graduate programs for nursing offered at UAA provide flexibility for its students. UAA offers both part-time and full-time options. Online classes comprise a majority of their coursework. However, on-campus visits may be required for the completion of lab or clinical experiences.

Master's of Science in Nursing

The UAA School of Nursing Graduate School offers a Master of Science (MS) in Nursing within the following programs:

MS Leadership

  • Leadership in Education
  • Leadership in Administration

MS Clinical

  • Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)
  • Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMH-NP)
- Campbellsville University: Online MSN Family Nurse Practitioner
- George Mason University: MSN-FNP
- Simmons University: Doctor of Nursing Practice

MSN Curriculum

The core curriculum for all the master's level coursework includes 17 credits. These core classes consist of advanced courses in nursing leadership, informatics, and role development. In addition, the core classes also include health policy, statistics, and evidence-based practicums.

The MS Leadership Program requires completion of 32 credits. These credits consists of 17 core curriculum credits and 15 specialized credits in either Education or Administration. Most students spend 2 to 2.5 months to complete the program.

Completion time for the MS Clinical programs varies greatly depending on whether part-time or full-time study is conducted. In general, the programs can take from 2 to 3.5 years to complete. Overall, 50 hours of coursework is required to complete the program.

For their FNP and PMH-NP programs, the UAA School of Nursing prohibits out-of-state clinical experiences. All clinical experiences must be performed within the state of Alaska. Clinical rotations are preferably completed within a student's own community, though rural clinical placements in Alaska are encouraged.

There is 1 Master of Science in Nursing Program in Alaska in our online directory and it is ACEN accredited.

All Accredited Schools with MSN Degrees in Alaska

Online Programs That May Be Currently Accepting Applicants
University of Alaska Anchorage
Anchorage
  • Master of Science in Nursing Science (MS) - College of Nursing
  • The MS in Nursing Science Program at University of Alaska Anchorage prepares nurses with the knowledge and skills to meet the challenges of the health care system. The program offers concentrations in Family Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, and Nursing Leadership with concentrations in Education or Administration.