The Master of Science in Nursing at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill offers nurses a program that prepares them for advanced practice roles in today’s complex health care systems.

As part of a cutting-edge, research-intensive university with top-ranked schools of nursing, medicine, public health, pharmacy, dentistry and social work located within steps of each other and adjacent to the renowned UNC Hospitals, the School of Nursing provides a diverse, energetic and collegial environment for participating in world-class interprofessional education, scientific inquiry and practice opportunities.

Carolina’s highly sought-after faculty prepare the MSN student to provide and manage care for patients — individually and in groups — with emphases on understanding the clinical progression of patients, care transitions and processes, evidence-based practice, and quality improvement and patient safety.

Carolina Nursing’s MSN program offers two available pathways for study:

  • The BSN-MSN
  • The RN-MSN (click here for information discreet to this pathway)

Carolina Nursing also offers Post-Master’s Certificate Programs, which provide additional preparation in an advanced area that the applicant’s original MSN program did not include.