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APSU taking applications for online master's in nursing

Austin Peay is enrolling students for the School of Nursings new online Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.) program, which is designed to address the needs of the working RN and provides the opportunity for anytime, any-place coursework.

The M.S.N. program prepares nurses to teach in a variety of settings. Graduates will be able to provide advanced nursing care to rural, urban and underserved populations, assume positions of leadership in health care, contribute to the body of nursing science and continue study at the doctoral level.
Austin Peay is enrolling students for the School of Nursing's new online Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.) program, which is designed to address the needs of the working RN and provides the opportunity for anytime, any-place coursework.

The M.S.N. program prepares nurses to teach in a variety of settings. Graduates will be able to provide advanced nursing care to rural, urban and underserved populations, assume positions of leadership in health care, contribute to the body of nursing science and continue study at the doctoral level.

Current study concentrations are available in nursing education, nursing administration, nursing informatics and family nurse practitioner.

The program requires completion of 32-45 semester credit hours, depending on the specialization selected. Coursework may be completed on a full-time or part-time basis.

Applications for Spring 2005 are being accepted through Dec. 17, 2004.

Prospective students must complete online applications at
http://www.apsu.edu/nursing01 and http://www.rodp.org/msn. Applicants must have a bachelor's degree in nursing from an accredited program.

For more information about APSU's M.S.N. program, telephone Dr. Doris Davenport, associate professor of nursing, at (931) 221-7467, or e-mail davenportd@apsu.edu.
—Rebecca Mackey