The Department of Graduate Nursing offers a Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.). The student may choose from the following specializations:
- Nurse Administrator (online)
- Clinical Nurse Leader (online)
- Nurse Educator (online)
- Family Nurse Practitioner (combination of on-campus and online course delivery)
SDSU Graduate Nursing features collaboration and placement with over 200 established partnerships in a variety of local and regional clinical settings. Our clinical preceptors are engaged, caring healthcare professionals who provide an invaluable piece of our students’ clinical education.
American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Announcement
The South Dakota State University Master of Science Family Nurse Practitioner program has met ANCC's certification eligibility educational requirements. Students who complete these programs have the educational preparation to sit for the ANCC certification in the respective role and population. Applicants must also meet any additional eligibility criteria in effect when they apply for certification" (ANCC, December 14, 2016).