Kennesaw State University

College of Health and Human Services

Master of Science in Nursing


Department of Political Science and International Affairs

1000 Chastain Road, # 2205

Kennesaw, GA 30144

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Nursing

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Science in Nursing Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Program is a professional degree which prepares experienced registered nurses to sit for certification as a family nurse practitioner. The program builds on the background of professional nurses to prepare them to function as primary care givers in the emerging collaborative world of health care. The WellStar MSN Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Program is a 40 semester hour course of study which consists of three components: •14 credit hours of core classes •8 credit hours of primary care area of concentration •18 credit hours of residency


Kennesaw State University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award bachelor’s, master’s, specialist and doctoral degrees. Inquiries related to the university’s accreditation by the Commission may be directed to COC/SACS, 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, telephone 404-679-4500. Questions related to admissions and the policies, programs, and practices of KSU should be directed to the university’s offices, catalogs, publications, or Web sites.

International Student Requirements:

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Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 40

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 250 USD

In State Tuition (per year): 6000 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 22000 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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