Why Ball State’s online master’s in nursing?

  • Our faculty are scholars and practicing nurses. Many also teach our undergraduate students on our main campus.
  • Ranked No. 24 in 2015 among online graduate nursing programs by U.S. News & World Report .
  • While the online format makes your degree more accessible, it’s critical that you make it a priority in your weekly schedule.
  • Recent nursing graduates and students in the process of completing their bachelor's degree in nursing are eligible to apply.
  • No GRE is required.
  • The MS degree can be finished in 7 or 8 semesters.
  • Students are admitted in both fall and spring.
  • The program is part time with two classes per semester.
  • Online courses are offered in an asynchronous format, meaning there is no specific sign-on time each week, you will have weekly assignments and deadlines that you complete at times and places most convenient to you.
  • As an online student, you will have access to a whole host of student services.  And, we start all online students with an online orientation to help you become familiar with the university-wide resources available to you. Plus, as a nursing student, you will have a program-specific orientation.