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College of Nursing

Master's of Science in Nursing

Whether you are searching for an advanced practice degree to expand your clinical role or training for a new position in nurse leadership or informatics, our online, nationally ranked programs will prepare you for the next phase of your career.

MSN program costs depend on several factors. For estimated costs, view Graduate Programs Cost Estimates 2021-2022.  The Office of Financial Aid provides the full breakdown of the estimated cost to attend. For additional tuition and fee information, visit the Bursar's Office Tuition and Fees website

Financial aid is available. To determine your eligibility, complete the FAFSA form on the university’s Financial Aid website. The College of Nursing also offers general scholarships. In addition, other scholarship and financial aid opportunities are available through The Graduate School and the university’s Financial Aid and Scholarships office.

  • Complete the approved program of study
  • Complete a three-hour applied research course (NURS 791) or a six-hour thesis course (NURS 799)
  • Have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0, with grades of at least 3.0 in all program of study courses and all 700-level courses
  • Complete the program within 14 semesters (~4.5 years)
  • Pass the MSN Comprehensive Assessment
  • Complete clinical hours
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Phone: 803-777-9080

Williams-Brice Building, Room 208
1601 Greene St.
Columbia, SC 29208


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