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Compassion. Caring. Nursing.

With its addition of state-of-the-art labs and numerous online courses, the IUP master’s Nursing program prepares you for advanced-practice nursing roles and gives you the opportunity to choose a track that suits your passion and career goals. This two-track program will prepare you for advanced-practice nursing roles as a nurse educator or nurse administrator. The program serves as a foundation for doctoral study as well.

IUP’s master’s program in Nursing is fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Administrative Track

The Nursing Administration track will give you the skills necessary to assume a leadership position in a variety of health care settings, such as hospitals, long-term care facilities, and rehabilitation facilities. Learn more about the Nursing Administration track.

Education Track

Take the Nursing Education track and discover the teacher in you. Assume the role of a nurse educator in a variety of academic programs, or a staff development nurse in health care settings. Learn more about the Nursing Education track.

Why Choose IUP’s Graduate Nursing Program?

  • Experience new simulation labs and other cutting-edge technology that will further aid you in both the education and administration tracks.
  • Take classes part-time, including online courses, or consider our Monroeville site, to maintain a flexible schedule that works for you. 
  • Full-time face-to-face classes offered for international students.
  • The Nursing M.S. program is fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
  • The program has two tracks of study that suit your passion and career goals.
  • Distinguished faculty will mentor you throughout your educational experience.

Simulation and Technology Certificate of Recognition (COR)

The COR program will provide courses that focus on leadership, pedagogical teaching strategies, curriculum design, implementing, design, evaluation of simulation scenarios, informatics, teaching via distance education, and the use of technology in the classroom and clinical settings. Learn more.

Not ready for the degree program?

Consider our one course only option. This option will allow you more time to consider applying while “trying out” our graduate program.

Start your One Course Only application.

Meet the Coordinator

Dr. Nashat Zuraikat
236 Johnson Hall
Phone: (724) 357-7647

  • Nursing and Allied Health Professions Department
  • Johnson Hall, Room 210
    1010 Oakland Avenue
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-2557
  • Allied Health Programs: 724-357-7647
  • Graduate Nursing (MS): 724-357-7647
  • PhD Nursing: 724-357-3269
  • Fax: 724-357-3267
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.