Find Online Master of Nursing Programs in Rhode Island
There are 2 Master of Science in Nursing Programs in Rhode Island in our online directory, and both programs are CCNE accredited. 100% of the Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN) programs are CCNE accredited.
Graduates of a Master of Science in Nursing Program (MSN) are eligible to apply for an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) license. The Rhode Island Board of Nursing requires that all licensed registered nurses graduate from an undergraduate program approved by the Board. The Board of Nursing does not have an approved list of graduate programs. The Board has published required program standards, including national accreditation.
Typical Curriculum for a Master's in Nursing
Core theory classes for an MSN program include physiology and pathophysiology, health assessment, pharmacology, evidence-based practices, ethics, research, and policy. The Rhode Island Board of Nursing requires that all APRN choose a population focus or specialty. MSN programs in Rhode Island include specific classes related to specific population focuses. Approved specialties include family/individual across the lifespan;
adult-gerontology; neonatal; pediatrics; women's health/gender-related; and psychiatric/mental health.
Many universities have RN- MSN programs as well as RN BSN- MSN programs. Typical MSN programs are based on nursing education, professional, and practice standards.
The Rhode Island Board of Nursing requires that all APRN applicants first achieve national certification through an approved APRN licensure certification organization and exam.
All Accredited Schools with MSN Degrees in Rhode Island
- Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) - Division of Nursing and Health Professions
- The MSN program at Rhode Island College prepares nurses with the knowledge and skills to meet the challenges of the health care system. The program is accredited by the CCNE and concentrations include Adult/Gerontology with an Acute Care Emphasis, Nurse Anesthesia, Population/Public Health, and a Certificate in Nursing Care Management.
- Master of Science in Nursing
- The Nursing program at The University of Rhode Island prepares nurses with the knowledge and skills to meet the challenges of the health care system. The program offers concentrations in Nursing Education, Family Nurse Practitioner, Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, and more.