The College of Nursing offers three areas of concentration within the Master of Science program. These include Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist (AG-CNS), Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), and Nurse Executive.
Note that after February, 2012, admissions to the Nurse Executive option were closed.
Admission Criteria and Application Procedures for College of Nursing Master’s Program
Annual Application Deadline: January 15 for Fall Start
If you are interested in applying for the online MS program, please email Online MS Program with your name, state of residency, and state of RN licensure before applying. Online instruction is not currently available in every state. Indiana and Illinois residents/RNs are eligible to apply. If you reside or hold your RN license in another state where you may complete your clinical hours, please confirm your state’s status with us before submitting your application and fee.
Required Admission Documents/Items
College of Nursing Mailing Address for Application Materials
Notification of Admission
Transfer of Credits
Appealing Denial of Admission Decisions
Courses and Curriculum Plans
Course Delivery Format – Didactic Courses
Core Graduate Courses
Adult-Gerontology CNS Area of Concentration Courses
Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist Full Time Curriculum Plan
Family Nurse Practitioner Full Time Curriculum Plan
Nurse Executive Area of Concentration Courses
Online Cohort Program Curriculum Plans
(NOTE: We are not currently admitting applicants to the FNP Post-Master’s Certificate program.)
Conceptual Organization of the Master of Science Program
The Adult-Gerontology CNS curriculum meets requirements for AACN Certification Corporation’s ACCNS-AG certification exam. To access further information about ACCNS-AG certification, please choose the ACCNS-AG Certification link.
To schedule a visit or for further information, please contact:
Graduate Program Secretary
Graduate Nursing Program
Purdue University Calumet
College of Nursing
2200 169th Street
Hammond, IN 46323
(219) 989-2815 or toll free at 1-877-687-8777
All programs are fully accredited by:
The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc.
ACEN (Formerly NLNAC, National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, Inc.)
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, Georgia 30326