MSN in Hospice & Palliative Care

Degree Option: Master’s Degree

Program: Masters

School: Central Connecticut State University

Program Length

Part Time: 24 months

Full Time: 1 months

Admission Requirements

Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree (BSN in Nursing preferred) from a regionally accredited institution of higher education.  Applicants must also have a minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.70 on a 4.00 point scale (where A is 4.00), or its equivalent, and good standing (3.000 GPA) in all post-baccalaureate course work. 

 The Application process:

 A.     Applicant must submit a completed application for admission to graduate study as well as official transcripts from all institutions where undergraduate and graduate work has been done to the Graduate Recruitment and Admissions Office;

B.      B. Applicants must submit a narrative statement describing their professional goals as well as any specific training experiences that may assist the department’s admissions committee in reviewing the application.

C.      C. Applicants must also submit two letters of reference, one preferably from a nursing employer and one from an academic source.


D.     D. Applicants must have a grade of C+ or higher in an undergraduate statistics course.

# of General Education Courses: 0

# of Nursing Courses: 9

Website: Link to Central Connecticut State University Admissions Page


Phone: (860) 832-2363

Articulation Model: No

Advanced Placement: No

You need to be/have a:

Masters of Science in Nursing - MSN

Tuition & Financial Services

Cost per hour: $629

Tuition and Fees: Link to Central Connecticut State University Financial Aid Page

Financial Services Information

Website: Link to Central Connecticut State University Nursing Tuition Page


Phone: (860) 832-2010

Program Description

MSN in Hospice & Palliative Care. The program is designed to be completed in 2 years and part-time study. The first 7 courses are delivered exclusively online. The final 2 courses are a Practicum course & capstone course. Students work with the MSN co-ordinator, faculty, and members of the cohort. Students may select a specialty either in hospice or palliative care.

Application Deadline

August 1, 2017

Program Location

Online Only

Campus Locations

Central Connecticut State University Campus
1615 Stanley Street
New Britain, CT 06050