Find Online Master of Nursing Programs in Nevada
There are 3 Master of Science in Nursing Programs in Nevada in our online directory, with 2 programs being CCNE accredited, and zero programs being ACEN accredited. 67% of the Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN) programs are CCNE accredited.
The Nevada Board of Nursing requires that all MSN programs must include six basic educational components: advanced Health Assessment, advanced pathophysiology, advanced pharmacology, advanced role preparation, specific clinical specialty, clinical preceptorship. All components excepting clinical can be completed online.
The hours of clinical preceptorship vary by program, but most require around 500 clinical hours during the program. The Nevada Board of Nursing currently gives APRN licenses in the following categories: Certified Nurse Practitioner (CNP), Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM), and Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS). MSN Programs in the state of Nevada generally focus on the above-mentioned specialties.
Nursing Licensure in Nevada
After attending an undergraduate program approved by the Nevada Board of Nursing, applicants must earn a passing score on the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) and then apply with the Nevada State Board of Nursing for licensure to practice in Nevada. Advanced Practice certifications have an application fee of $200.
Applicants must also become certified as an APRN by the American Board of Nursing Specialties, Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (formerly the National League for Nursing), Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, the National Commission for Certifying Agencies of the Institute for Credentialing Excellence or any other nationally recognized certification agency approved by the Board. Applicants may also apply for prescribing privileges.
MSN and FNP Salaries in Nevada
The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the annual mean wages for a Family Nurse Practitioner in Nevada are $112,540 or an hourly wage of $54.11. This is more than the nationwide annual mean wage of $110,030. The Nevada Board of Nursing reported 2,450 actively licensed APRNs during 2018- 2019, a 31% increase. The majority of the APRNs in Nevada are Family Nurse Practitioners.
All Accredited Schools with MSN Degrees in Nevada
- MSN Nurse Educator
- The Master of Science in Nursing Program at Touro University Nevada prepares nurses with the knowledge and skills to meet the challenges of the health care system. The program is completed entirely online.
- MSN Family Nurse Practitioner - Orvis School of Nursing
- The Family Nurse Practitioner program at the University of Nevada Las Vegas offers students the skills they need to function in health care delivery, management and education. The program is studied both on campus and online.
- Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) - Department of Nursing
- The MSN program at University of Nevada, Reno prepares nurses with the knowledge and skills to meet the challenges of the health care system. The program offers specialties in Nurse Educator, Family Nurse Practitioner, Clinical Nurse Leader, and more.