Boise MEPN Program

Earn your MSN degree in Boise, ID

About the Masters Entry Program in Nursing at Boise

Earn your Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree in as little as 22 months. At Eagle Gate College Boise, you can pursue your MSN degree and RN licensure without any prior nursing experience. Our Boise Masters Entry Program in Nursing (MEPN) accepts individuals with a non-nursing bachelor’s degree who are looking to switch careers and enter the field of nursing.

The MEPN program in Boise, Idaho, is presented in a blended format, with both on-campus and online nursing courses. Our MEPN program is desirable for its accessibility and flexible learning schedule for busy parents and working adults.

What you’ll learn

The Boise MEPN program will equip you with the requisite knowledge and skills to earn your nursing master’s degree and pass the NCLEX-RN exam.

Our Boise MEPN program will prepare you for the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Record patient histories and medical symptoms
  • Perform physical exams
  • Operate medical equipment
  • Perform diagnostic tests
  • Diagnose various health problems
  • Create or contribute to patient care plans
  • Administer medication
  • Evaluate patient response to medicines and treatments
  • Consult with doctors and other healthcare professionals
  • Counsel and teach patients and their families how to stay healthy or manage their illnesses or injuries
  • Conduct research

Masters Entry Program in Nursing Admissions Requirements for the Boise campus

If you think our program might be right for you, please review the steps that must be taken to enroll at the Boise Campus:

1 Meet for career planning

2 Complete admissions
interview

3 Send proof of high school
education or equivalent

4 Take the assessment
exam

5 Fill out the admissions
applications

6 Complete the enrollment
agreement

MEPN Program with a Career-Driven Curriculum

In addition to obtaining your MSN degree and beginning your career as a Registered Nurse (RN), you will gain invaluable career skills throughout the Boise MEPN program.

MEPN graduates from Boise are trained in the following areas:

  • Human Pathophysiology
  • Fundamentals of Nursing
  • Introduction to Pharmacology in Nursing
  • Conceptual Basis of Professional Nursing Practice
  • Introduction to Health Care Information Management
  • Nursing Practice with Adult and Older Adult Patients with Acute and Chronic Health Problems
  • Applied Pharmacology
  • Evidence-Based Practice: Role of Theory and Research
  • Nursing Practice with Mothers, Infants, and Children
  • Nursing Practice on a Global Scale
  • Nursing Practice with Psychiatric/Mental Health Clients
  • Clinical Nursing Leadership: Theory and Practice
  • Advanced Generalist Nursing Internship

My favorite part of Eagle Gate College was their flexible online and on campus schedule. And the clinicals were awesome!

- Megan P., 2019 Graduate

The Boise Campus

The Boise campus is conveniently located just a few miles southwest of downtown Boise. The Towne Square Mall offers plenty of great shops and restaurants only a couple of minutes down the road from our campus.

More importantly, our campus is surrounded by great medical centers such as St. Luke’s Medical Center, St. Alphonsus Medical Center, West Valley Medical, and Vibra Hospital. Our proximity to so many leading medical institutions benefits our students by providing them several employment options upon graduation.

Career Services

At Eagle Gate College, you will have access to our professional career services department. These professionals are solely dedicated to helping you prepare for your dream job in nursing. From helping you build your resume to connecting you with Boise’s healthcare providers, our career services department will give you the tools you need to succeed as a Registered Nurse.

Dynamic Programs

At Boise, you can pursue an advanced career in nursing even without a bachelor’s degree in nursing. Through our MEPN program, you will receive 400 practice hours, accelerated courses, qualified instructors, and eligibility for Public Health Nurse Certification. We purposefully tailored our programs to help you achieve your goals as efficiently and effectively as possible.

I chose Eagle Gate College because of the small class sizes, I got a lot of personal attention. I also made so many friends in my program and consider them my family!

- Megan P., 2019 Graduate

Campus Location

The Eagle Gate College campus in Boise, ID, is located just off exit 50A (Cole Road) from I-84, heading west. Here, there are plenty of things for students to do in their free time. Just 15 minutes from campus, you can visit Downtown Boise and enjoy all of its amazing attractions. As a resident, you can visit the Boise River Greenbelt (a series of trails and parks that run alongside the river), and if you’re into fine art, you can also visit the Boise Art Museum, which boasts contemporary works and an outdoor sculpture garden.

Boise Campus
Phone: (208) 400-5809
9300 West Overland Road
Suite #200
Boise, Idaho 83709

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Commonly Asked Questions

According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average salary of a Nurse Practitioner is about $112,000. The top 10 percent of the highest paid Nurse Practitioners can make up to $152,000 or more per year. Additionally, the highest paying industries for these professionals include hospitals, outpatient care centers, physicians’ offices, and other health practitioners’ offices.

At Eagle Gate College Boise, MEPN nursing students can earn their master’s degree in nursing in as little as 22 months.

The MSN degree will provide you with a solid foundation and future career advancement in the field of nursing. It’s also a big step toward becoming an educator, manager, administrator, or clinical nurse leader.

Public transportation is located at the Towne Square Mall, which is just about a 5-minute walk east of campus.

Yes, there is plenty of free parking available for students.


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