Master of Nursing

Embark on a New Career in Nursing

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Are you prepared to make a transformational career change and become a Registered Nurse?

If you hold a bachelor's degree in a non-nursing discipline, you might be a perfect fit for Master of Nursing program at Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing.

Our full-time, in-person program offers an unparalleled learning experience at our state-of-the-future Health Education Campus. As a student, you'll have the unique opportunity to acquire over 1000 hours of invaluable clinical experience at some of the country's top-ranked hospitals, including The Cleveland Clinic, University Hospitals, MetroHealth Medical Center, and the VA of Northeast Ohio – all located just minutes from our campus.

Master of Nursing Program Highlights

  • MN students are dually admitted into the MSN program, where they can pursue one of 10 MSN majors. Students will get a 15-credit hour head start toward becoming an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse.
  • Complete over 1,000 clinical hours in our 20-month program, starting the first day of class.
  • Gain invaluable clinical experience at several world-class hospitals, including University Hospitals, The Cleveland Clinic, the MetroHealth Medical Center and the VA Medical Center.
  • Experience hands-on learning in our Clinical Skills Simulation Center, Virtual Simulation Lab, and Critical Care Transport Center, all housed within our unparalleled Health Education Campus and the Sheila & Eric Samson Pavilion.
  • Engage in interdisciplinary teamwork and collaboration with medical, dental and physician assistant students in the classroom and around campus.
  • Make an immediate difference by volunteering at the CWRU Student Run Health Clinic, which provides care to underserved populations.
  • Benefit from meaningful, future-oriented mentorship and advising; students are paired with the lead faculty of their MSN Specialty of choice as their academic advisor while enrolled in the MN program.
  • As part of Case Western Reserve University, the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing is both a research-intensive environment and a leader in clinical education. Students are provided endless opportunities for professional and personal growth, expert support in clinical and research fields, and pathways to success in the nursing profession.
  • All admitted MN students benefit from student scholarship opportunities.

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Admissions Information for MN Program

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  • MN Prerequisites
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  • Content required for admission
  • Entry options