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Master of Science in Nursing

Grand Valley State University's Master of Science in nursing (M.S.N.) is offered through the university's Kirkhof College of Nursing. The M.S.N. program prepares professional nurses as advanced generalists to serve as leaders within clinical microsystems (patient care units/settings) in a reformed health care system.

The M.S.N. curriculum is designed to provide students with the leadership skills essential for the integration of evidence-based practice at the patient-provider interface and coordination of care delivery process that will improve client outcomes in a cost-effective, fiscally responsible manner.


MSN program admission requirements and application for admission are available online.

The $30 application fee is waived if the applicant has previously applied to Grand Valley State University.

Courses Offered

The MSN curriculum for an advanced generalist consists of 41 credits completed over 7 semesters.

Click here to see the full course list.


Grand Valley offers an excellent education at a reasonable cost.