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Northern Kentucky University

Program in Nursing

Highland Heights, KY

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Northern Kentucky University

Overview

Northern Kentucky University / Program in Nursing is located in Highland Heights, KY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Certificate)
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
(Post-Master's Certificate)
Master of Science in Health Science (MSHS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 90
Other Advanced Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

215
Applied
112
Accepted
100
Enrolled
52%

Applying

40
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th December 1st No
Spring deadline October 1st August 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements BS in nursing, letter from employer on letterhead indicating a minimum of 1,000 clinical hours of RN practice, updated resume, letter of purpose, official transcripts, proof of current licensure, minimum GPA of 3.0, two electronic letters of reference, successful completion of elementary statistics

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

268
Total Graduate Students
94%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
5%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.87%
Black or African American 6.34%
White or Caucasian 87%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.49%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.49%
Unknown 1.12%

Gender

Male (7%)
Female (92%)

Faculty

19
Total faculty
Full-time - 10
Part-time - 9

Research

Focus of faculty research: Career planning for middle school students, technology skills for workforce, diabetes, factors affecting NCLEX scores
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Albright Health Center, Suite 215
Highland Heights, KY  41099
United States
Contact Dr. Thomas D. Baxter
Program Director
Email: baxtert4@nku.edu
Phone: 859-572-7869
Fax: 859-572-1934