The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) at California State University Channel Islands is designed to prepare advanced practice nurses to provide primary and acute care services to diverse populations across the healthcare continuum and Nurse Educators to educate students in an academic and/or clinical setting.

To accommodate nursing professionals, classes are offered online.

Speak with a Cal State Online Coach today:
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Nursing program Mission Statement and Goals

CSUCI offers three Nursing Programs:

  • MSN, Nurse Educator
  • MSN, Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Post-Master's Certificates in:
    • Family Nurse Practitioner
    • Nurse Educator

At a Glance

  • Area of study:
    • Family Nurse Practitioner
    • Nurse Educator
  • Ideal for:
    • Individuals who want to enter or advance their careers in the nursing profession
  • Program format:
    • Course are offered online in 8-week sessions with the exception of practica courses.
  • Number of courses: Varies by program
  • Program length:
    • Each of our programs have full-time and part-time options with MSN completion in 2-3 years and Certificate options in 1-2 years.
  • Fees: $590 per unit

Financial Aid in the form of grants, loans and scholarships may be available for domestic students.

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