Master of Science in Nursing

York College of Pennsylvania (YCP)

Program Description

Master of Science in Nursing

York College of Pennsylvania (YCP)

Master of Science in Nursing (MSc)

The Master of Science in Nursing degree provides you with the background, skills and advanced training to deliver high-quality nursing care in a specialized area. Nurses who graduate with an MS in Nursing are called advanced practice nurses (APNs). Advanced practice offers you more and varied job opportunities, increased compensation and better benefits.

Are you ready for the responsibility and recognition of advanced practice nursing?

Choose your path to success:

Adult Nurse Practitioner

Registered nurse who has completed advanced nursing education in the diagnosis and management of common and complex medical conditions.


Quick Facts:

  • 44 credits
  • 600 clinical hours in addition to 168 clinical hours in core courses
  • Approximately 3 years
  • Evening classes
  • Campus-based (not online)
  • Part time


Nurse Anesthetist

Registered nurse who has acquired advanced education to administer anesthesia.


Quick Facts:

  • 94 credits
  • 2,000 clinical hours
  • Full time
  • 32 month program
  • Daytime classes
  • Campus-based (not online)

Adult Clinical Nurse Specialist

Clinical experts in the diagnosis and treatment of illness and the delivery of evidence-based nursing interventions.


Quick Facts:

  • 41 credits
  • 504 clinical hours
  • Approximately 3 years
  • Evening classes
  • Part time
  • Campus-based (not online)

Nurse Educator

Registered nurse who teaches licensed practical nurses, registered nurses, and advanced practice nurses or who develops and delivers educational programs for hospital nursing staff.


Quick Facts:

  • 39 credits
  • 224 clinical hours
  • Part time
  • Length approximately 3 years
  • Evening classes
  • Campus-based (not online)

to MS in Nursing

This curriculum plan is for Registered Nurses who desire a master’s degree but do not have a baccalaureate degree in nursing.


It combines elements of the BS program for RNs with the master’s program and streamlines progression toward the master’s degree.

Master's Certificate

York College offers a Post Masters Certificate in four areas:

  • Adult Nurse Practitioner
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist with Administration Focus
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist with Education Focus
  • Nurse Educator
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated December 4, 2015
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USA York, Pennsylvania
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