The School of Nursing offers a Master of Science in Nursing with a focus on population health. In the MSN program, students may choose one of four tracks:
The Master’s program at Cleveland State University prepares Registered Nurses for specialized practice in population health care. Population health care examines the health status of people in defined groups, taking into account attributes thought to influence health (lifestyle, ethnicity, disease, gender, age, environment, and social/economic/political conditions). Students in the program choose one of four tracks: Specialized population track, Clinical Nurse Leader track, Nursing Education Track or Forensic Nursing track.
The program is specifically designed for today’s working nurse. Coursework for the 38 (minimum) credit hour program are taken online using an asynchronous web-based learning management system. Clinical practicum hours negotiated between the student and preceptor to accommodate busy schedules.
All courses are designed to meet Quality Matters certification standards. Quality Matters is a faculty-centered review process that is designed to certify the quality of online and blended courses. QM is a leader in quality assurance for online education and has received national recognition for its peer-based approach and continuous improvement in online education and student learning. The courses will be taught by full-time CSU faculty members and current instructors in the Nursing program.
Students entering the program must have a Bachelor’s degree in nursing, a license to practice nursing in the state where they conduct their clinical practicum, and an undergraduate statistics course.
Apply for admission to Cleveland State University at least six weeks prior to any School of Nursing deadlines.
Interested students should fill out the Request Information form and indicate their preference for the MSN program.
The School of Nursing at Cleveland State University offers both undergraduate and graduate nursing programs which are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). Our pre-licensure program is approved by the Ohio Board of Nursing (OBN).
For more information on the online Master of Science in Nursing or other Nursing programs, visit https://health.csuohio.edu/nursing-school/school-nursing-0
For program information contact:
School of Nursing
Cleveland State University
2121 Euclid Avenue, JH 238
Cleveland, OH 44115-2214
216.687.3598 | 888.CSU.OHIO