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Master of Science in Nursing

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  • Hybrid
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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.

There are two options for nurses to obtain their MSN at Carolina, which you can learn more about below:

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