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Graduate Nursing Student Handbook
Graduating from one of CSB’s three graduate nursing programs ensures that you will meet the criteria for leadership, education and advanced clinical nursing positions.
High demand career.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects the employment of nurse anesthetists, nurse midwives and nurse practitioners to grow by 45% from 2019 to 2029—a growth rate approximately 10 times faster than the average for all occupations.
Born to lead.
With a higher level of education, MSN graduates often perform managerial duties, whereas RNs and BSN graduates may complete more practical, experiential work.
Flexible working hours and conditions.
Earning an MSN may allow a nurse to work in a different capacity for fewer hours at a rate of similar or increased pay.
On average, primary care nursing practitioner make over $90,000 annually and have increased earning potential.
100% Clinical Placement.
Our partnerships with preceptors in a range of family practice and specialty areas offer experiences that will advance your nursing career.
Flexible, hybrid program.
Learn at a pace that allows you to balance your education with your family and career obligations.
Is the program full time or part-time?
Will I be able to work while completing the FNP program?
Will the classes be in person or online?
Will the online portions of the courses be high quality?
Will I need to find my own clinical rotations?
Who is this program for?
What are the advantages to taking graduate courses in my senior year?
Networking, Experience and Flexibility
Can I still study abroad my senior year?