Graduate Programs

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. We encourage potential Nurse Executive students to inquire about online Nurse Executive program options through the Department of Nursing at Indiana University/Purdue University Ft. Wayne.

Admission Criteria and Application Procedures for College of Nursing Master’s Program

Annual Application Deadline:  January 15 for Fall Start

Note: For Fall 2015 MS program admissions, application materials will be accepted until February 15, 2015. 

 

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.

Study Options
Admission Requirements/Criteria
Required Admission Documents/Items
Application Procedures
College of Nursing Mailing Address for Application Materials
Application Deadlines
Notification of Admission
Conditional Admission
Transfer of Credits
Appealing Denial of Admission Decisions

Courses and Curriculum Plans

Course Descriptions
Course Delivery Format – Didactic Courses
Core Graduate Courses
Adult-Gerontology CNS Area of Concentration Courses
Family Nurse Practitioner Full Time Curriculum Plan
Nurse Executive Area of Concentration Courses
Online Cohort Program Curriculum Plans

Post-Master’s Certificates

(NOTE: We are not currently admitting applicants to the FNP Post-Master’s Certificate program.)

Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist Post-Master’s Certificate
Family Nurse Practitioner Post-Master’s Certificate
Nursing Education Post-Master’s Certificate

Conceptual Organization of the Master of Science Program

Purpose
Philosophy of the Master’s Program
Objectives
Curriculum Overview

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

ACCREDITATION

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
Phone: 404-975-5000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Course Descriptions

….. Course Delivery Format – Didactic Courses

Core Graduate Courses

….. Clinical Nurse Specialist Area of Concentration Courses

….. Family Nurse Practitioner Area of Concentration Courses

….. Nurse Executive Area of Concentration Courses

….. Online Cohort Program Curriculum Plans