Boston College

Degree Type

Master of Science in Nursing, Post-Master’s Certificate.

Program Length

27 months, full time

Credit Hours

62 semester hours

Starting Month


Application Deadline

June 30

Program Requirements

Bachelor of Science in Nursing is required.

An unrestricted license as an RN in the U.S. is accepted for the application process. Massachusetts RN license is required for matriculation.

A minimum of one year of critical care experience as an RN. Acceptable critical care experience includes: ICU, Surgical ICU, Medical ICU, Critical Care Unit, Pediatric ICU, Neonatal ICU. High acuity Surgical ICU in a tertiary medical center is strongly preferred.

An undergraduate grade point average of B or better.

GRE must be taken within the last 5 years.

Certifications: ACLS Advanced Cardiac Life Support and PALS Pediatric Advanced Life Support.

Must have taken a Statistics course.


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