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					DARE    MASTER OF SCIENCE
TO      with a major in          NURSING ADMINISTRATION ONLINE
DREAM
        with a major in          NURSING EDUCATION ONLINE


        ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
        Admission to the Master of Science with a major in Nursing Administration or Nursing Education:
             I B.S. Degree with an upper division nursing major from a regionally accredited program.
             I Undergraduate grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale from the baccalaureate degree granting
                 institution of which at least a minimum of 30 hours was completed.
             I Anyone applying to become a student or faculty member of Indiana Wesleyan University must
                 provide proof that all nursing licenses - whether current or inactive - are unencumbered. Potential
                 students or faculty with encumbered nursing licenses will not be considered eligible for
                 enrollment or employment at Indiana Wesleyan University.
             I Evidence of personal and professional qualifications from three persons familiar with the
                 applicant's academic ability, work experience, professional nursing contributions and potential to
                 achieve in graduate school.
             I Original transcript from the bachelor degree granting institution.
             I Personal statement of goals for graduate study.
             I At least one year of professional practice. Students applying for admission to the Nursing
                 Administration or Nursing Education majors must have 1000 hours of direct contact and/or care
                 for patients within the three years prior to admission.
             I Two criminal history background checks will be conducted on all enrolled students. The first will
                 be conducted upon initial enrollment to the program. The second will be conducted prior to the
                 student's first practicum experience. (Cost for these checks is included in student fees.)
                 Progression in the program may depend on the results of these checks.
             I Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) if English is not first language.

        COURSES REQUIRED
        Students first complete the common core curriculum listed below then one specialization track: either Nursing
        Administration or Nursing Education, for a total of 40 credit-hours.
        Core Courses
        GNRU505        Advanced Nursing Seminar                                           3 credits
        GNUR510        Theoretical Foundations for Advanced Nursing Practice              3 credits
        GNUR557        Ethics in Health Care                                              3 credits
        GNUR544        Health Policy: Process & Analysis                                  2 credits
        GNUR521        Trends & Issues in Advanced Practice Nursing                       2 credits
        GNUR523        Foundations of Adult Education                                     3 credits
        GNUR528        Biostatistics and Epidemiology                                     3 credits
        GNUR559        Research Methods                                                   3 credits
        Nursing Administration Specialization Track
        GNUR570     Professional Role Development for the Nurse Administrator             2 credits
        GNUR572     Management of Health Care Delivery Systems                            3 credits
        GNUR574     Organizational Behavior                                               3 credits
        GNUR576     Organization and Financing of Health Care                             3 credits
        GNUR578     Advanced Nursing Management                                           5 credits
        GNUR590     Nursing Investigation                                                 3 credits
        Nursing Education Specialization Track
        GNUR562      Professional Role Development for the Nurse Educator                 2 credits
        GNUR564      Curriculum Design                                                    3 credits
        GNUR566      Program Evaluation and Assessment                                    3 credits
        GNUR568      Teaching and Learning Strategies                                     3 credits
        GNUR569      Advanced Nursing Instruction                                         5 credits
        GNUR590      Nursing Investigation                                                3 credits
        (For complete course descriptions go to www.IWUOnline.com)
        POST MASTERS CERTIFICATES
        Students who have previously earned a Master of Science degree with a major in nursing from a regionally
        accredited university may be eligible for Indiana Wesleyan University’s Post Masters certificate program.

        Students will take up to seven courses in either nursing education or nursing administration to complete the
        program. The Post Masters certificate takes approximately 13 months to complete. Graduates are eligible to
        seek certification from the appropriate credentialing body. Please contact an admissions representative or go to
        www. IWUOnline.com for additional information.
HOW TO APPLY
Apply online at www.IWUOnline.com/apply.html. For more information, call Online Enrollment Services at 888-IWU-2-DAY.
To learn more about the Master of Science with a major in Nursing Administration or Nursing Education online programs
visit our website at www.IWUOnline.com

FINANCIAL AID
Stafford Loans and Federal Pell Grants are available. Loan eligibility is not based on income or financial need, so
most students qualify. For more financial aid information call 800-621-8667, ext. 2516, or 765-677-2516, or visit our
website www.indwes.edu/finaid/aps, or email us at apsfinaid@indwes.edu.

TUITION AND FEES (Effective July 1, 2007 to June 30, 2008)
    I  Initial Deposit - $100
             After all application materials have been submitted and evaluated, an applicant will receive notification advising
             of his/her acceptance status. Upon acceptance into the program, an initial deposit of $100 must be submitted to
             reserve a space in a class. The deposit must be submitted two weeks prior to date of the first class or
             immediately after acceptance if there are less than two weeks before the first class.

                                     BOOKS                            FEES                             TUITION                          TOTAL
                 Nursing
                 Administration      $1,121.73                        $898                             $17,630.00                       $19,649.73
                 Nursing
                 Education           $1,257.03                        $498                             $17,630.00                       $19,385.03

        I    Educational Resource Fee - $205
        I    Graduation Fee - $85
        I    Background Fee - $160
        I    Nametag Fee - $5
        I    Technology Fee (Administration) - $443
        I    Technology Fee (Education) - $43
        I    Tuition - $430 per Credit Hour
        I    Total Cost
             The total cost of the program is divided into several payments spread over the course of the program. The first
             tuition payment is due 14 days prior to the first class. All subsequent tuition payments are due 3 weeks before
             the start date of each course. The exact amount of each payment varies based on the number of credit hours,
             fees, and the cost of books for the courses covered by the payment. For specific payment amounts and due
             dates, refer to a class tuition payment schedule.
             I     Tuition, books, and fees are fixed for students based upon the charges in effect upon enrollment in the core
                   program unless the student withdraws, or changes any preset registration. In such instances the prevailing
                   charges at the time of re-entry may apply.
             I     Books are not returnable for a refund.
             I     A $50 charge will be assessed for any payment not received by the due date.
             I     A $15 charge will be assessed for each check returned for non-sufficient funds.
             I     Initial deposit and payments may be made by check or telephone using VISA, MasterCard,
                   or Discover. 800-621-8667 x2878 or 765-677-2878.
             I     Additional shipping costs may apply to books shipped to Alaska, Hawaii, or international destinations. Students
                   in these locations are charged the actual Shipping cost differential in addition to the amount shown above.

      MAIL PAYMENT TO
      Indiana Wesleyan University
      Online Enrollment Services
      1900 West 50th Street
      Marion, Indiana 46953-9393

Right Reserved to Change
The right is reserved to change any of the rules and regulations of the university at any time, including those relating to admission, instruction, and graduation.
The right to withdraw curricula and specific courses, alter course content, change the calendar, and to impose or increase fees similarly is reserved.

				
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