Nurses in Big Sky Country who would like to pursue a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree are not left out in the cold. To help you with your search, we have compiled a list of colleges and universities in Montana which offer nationally accredited MSN programs.

Montana State University College of Nursing

The College of Nursing at Montana State University offers a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree program. Students admitted to the program are prepared as Clinical Nurse Leaders (CNL) so that they can sit for and pass the CNL certification exam upon graduation.

The MSN program’s courses are delivered primarily online with teleconferences and video conferences used to supplement the material. Students are required to travel to Bozeman each Fall.

The MSN/CNL program can be completed on a full-time or part-time basis. Full-time students can complete the program in just 4 semesters. Part-time students can complete the program in 6 semesters.

Applicants are required to hold a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from a nationally accredited institution with a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale. They must hold a current unencumbered license as a Registered Nurse in the state where clinical educational experiences will be completed.

Program Accreditations

Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education

Program Contact Information

Sherrick Hall, Room 115
PO Box 173560
Bozeman, MT 59717
(406) 994-3784

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