Master’s Degree

To be successful..

  • be adaptable, compassionate, and caring
  • have excellent leadership and organizational skills
  • have excellent communication skills
  • have good physical and emotional stability
  • be able to deal with a variety of people
  • have the ability to note slight change
  • have an understanding of computers and technology
  • have the ability to analyze problems
  • have the desire to pursue additional academic and clinical training

What will my job be like..

According to the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, Graduates with a master’s degree in nursing are prepared for a variety of roles and areas of practice. Graduates may pursue new and innovative roles that result from health reform and changes in an evolving and global healthcare system. Some graduates will pursue direct care practice roles in a variety of settings (e.g., the Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL), Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), Nurse Educator). Others may choose indirect care roles or areas of practice with an aggregate, systems, or organizational focus, (e.g. nursing or health program management, informatics, public health, or clinical research coordinator).

Where can I get the education and/or Training?

University of Saint Joseph, MSN- Family Nurse Practitioner, Master’s Degree

University of Connecticut, MS Adult Gero Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Master’s Degree

University of Saint Joseph, MSN- Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner , Master’s Degree

University of Saint Joseph, Post-master's Certificate Psychiatric/Mental Health NP, Master’s Degree

University of Saint Joseph, MS- Nursing Education, Master’s Degree

University of Connecticut, MS Neonatal Nurse Practitioner or Clinical Nurse Specialist, Master’s Degree

University of Connecticut, MS Adult Gero Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, Master’s Degree

University of Connecticut, MSN- Clinical Nurse Leader, Master’s Degree

University of Connecticut, MS Family Nurse Practitioner, Master’s Degree

Fairfield University EGAN School of Nursing & Health Studies, MSN - Leadership, Master’s Degree

University of Connecticut, RN-MS, Master’s Degree

Fairfield University EGAN School of Nursing & Health Studies, MSN- Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner , Master’s Degree

Fairfield University EGAN School of Nursing & Health Studies, MSN- Family Nurse Practitioner, Master’s Degree

University of Hartford, Master of Science in Nursing, Master’s Degree

University of Hartford, Post-Master's Certificate in Teaching, Master’s Degree

Western Connecticut State University, BS-DNP Adult Gero Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, Master’s Degree

Sacred Heart University, MSN- Family Nurse Practitioner, Master’s Degree

Sacred Heart University, RN-MS, Master’s Degree

Sacred Heart University, MSN- Clinical Nurse Leader, Master’s Degree

Sacred Heart University, MS- Nursing Education, Master’s Degree

Sacred Heart University, MSN - Leadership, Master’s Degree

Quinnipiac University, MS Adult Gero Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, Master’s Degree

Quinnipiac University, MSN- Family Nurse Practitioner, Master’s Degree

Yale University School of Nursing, Master of Science in Nursing, Master’s Degree

Southern Connecticut State University, MSN- Family Nurse Practitioner, Master’s Degree

Southern Connecticut State University, MSN- Clinical Nurse Leader, Master’s Degree

Southern Connecticut State University, MSN- Family Nurse Practitioner, Master’s Degree

Central Connecticut State University, MSN in Hospice & Palliative Care, Master’s Degree

What is the salary for this career?

CT state income: $60000 - $100000

Where can I get more information?

Nationally:

American Nurses' Association

600 Maryland Avenue, SW

Suite 100 West

Washington, DC  20024

800-274-4262



CT State Associations:

Connecticut Nurses' Association

377 Research Parkway, Suite 2D

Meriden, CT  06450

203-238-1207



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