Why come to the Mount for a master's degree in nursing?
- Our established reputation for nursing excellence
- Our highly-qualified faculty are successful and
- You can start your degree in any session (fall, summer,
- Early evening classes that meet one evening per week
- Blended online courses offer greater flexibility
- Complete your master's as a part- or full-time student in 2.5 -
The Mount's School of Nursing offers the Master of Science in
Nursing in two nurse practitioner programs: the Adult-Gerontology
Nurse Practitioner (ANP) and the Family Nurse Practitioner
(FNP). All students take an advanced practice nursing core of
- Students in the Adult-Gerontology Nurse
Practitioner track take 27 credits in their major,
including 500-600 hours of precepted clinical practice.
- Students in the Family Nursing Practitioner
track take 30 credits in this major, including 600-700 hours of
precepted clinical practice.
You can view the Admissions requirements and
Upon successful completion of all course requirements, the
college awards the master's degree in Adult-Gerontology or Family
health. Completing the program allows graduates to sit for national
certification exams in adult or family health.
Mount alumni: Ask about our 25% reduction in
tuition costs for Mount grads.
Based on the most recent data, 90% of students typically
complete the MS in Nursing program within four years of entrance.
Responses to a survey administered six months after graduation
reported that 100% of the respondents who received a master's
degree in nursing were employed full time.
When you earn your MS in Nursing, you'll be ready for a career
in practice, teaching, research, or doctoral study. You will
also be much in demand, as the need for nurse practitioners is at
an all-time high, and is expected to continue for many years to
The Mount's School of Nursing programs have achieved
accreditation from the prestigious Commission on Collegiate Nursing
Education (CCNE). As a voluntary, self‑regulatory process, CCNE
accreditation encourages continuing self‑assessment by nursing
programs. CCNE supports continuing growth and improvement of
collegiate professional education and post-baccalaureate nurse
The baccalaureate degree in nursing/master's degree in
nursing and post-graduate APRN certificate at Mount Saint Mary
College is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing
Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036,
Post-master's nurse practitioner certificate programs
The Mount now offers a post-master's certificate for Family
Nurse Practitioner (FNP) or Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner
(ANP), designed for registered nurses holding a master's degree in
For more information on admissions, degree requirements,
applications, and courses, please contact us by phone at
845-569-3225, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gainful Employment Programs
The Mount has a post-master's degree certificate in two
nursing programs that qualifies for the new Federal Gainful
Employment regulations. The CIP code is 511.699. The date that the
last cohort completed was May 2010; in which we had two students
start the program, and one complete. This equates to a 50% rate of
completion. Our data indicates that both students went on to
working in the Nursing profession, equalling a 100% placement
Records show that neither students borrowed private
alternative loans for their tuition. Neither student borrowed any
funds through the Mount's Monthly Payment Plan or MPP; their known
amount of indebtedness is zero. The Nursing Certificate program
does not qualify for Federal Title IV funding.
The expected cost of the program for one year (part-time
studies, 6 credit hours each for fall/spring) will be $9,080 for
part-time tuition + fees, plus an additional $500. estimated cost
for books. This brings the estimated cost for this program to
$9,580 for one year of part-time study. Please contact the Office
of Student Financial Services for costs of full-time