The Masters Entry Nursing Program at Murray
The Master’s Entry Program in Nursing (MEPN) in Murray, Utah offers a great pathway for busy adults to change their careers by entering the noble profession of nursing. Through our MEPN program, applicants who have a non-nursing bachelor’s degree can use their past experience to earn their Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree and RN licensure.
Our MEPN program is offered in a blended-online format, allowing you to work full-time while earning your Master’s degree in Nursing. In as little as 22 months, you’ll be on your way to taking the NCLEX-RN and pursuing your dream career.
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What You’ll Learn
The Murray MEPN program will equip you with the knowledge and skills that are required to pursue an advanced nursing role in the healthcare system.
At Murray, you’ll learn how to:
- Take and record patients’ medical histories and symptoms
- Perform physical exams and observe patients
- Create patient care plans or contribute to existing ones
- Perform and order diagnostic tests
- Analyze test results and diagnose various health problems
- Alter treatment plans when necessary
- Administer various medications and treatments and evaluate patient response
- Consult with doctors and other healthcare professionals
- Counsel and educate patients and their families on how to stay healthy or manage their illnesses and injuries
Direct Entry (MEPN) Admissions Requirements at Murray
If you think our program might be right for you, please review the steps that must be taken to enroll at the Murray Campus:
1 Meet for career planning
2 Complete admissions
3 Send proof of high school
education or equivalent
4 Take the assessment
5 Fill out the admissions
6 Complete the enrollment
Career-Driven MEPN Curriculum
Earning your Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree can prepare you for different advanced nursing roles, depending on your preference. For example, nurses who have earned their MEPN can become nurse administrators, clinical nurse leaders, or health policy experts. Alternatively, the MSN degree is also a prerequisite for doctoral-level nursing education. Ultimately what you decide to do with your MSN is up to you.
MEPN Graduates from Murray are trained in the following areas:
- Implementation of evidence-based practices
- Critical decision-making skills
- Administration of patient-centered care
- Population health
- Organization and systems leadership
- Healthcare technologies
- Interprofessional collaboration
- Self-directed lifelong learning
My favorite part of Eagle Gate College was their flexible online and on campus schedule. And the clinicals were awesome!
The Murray Campus
The Eagle Gate College campus in Murray is located just south of downtown Salt Lake City. Murray is located near the center of the Salt Lake Valley, providing a variety of employment options for MEPN trained nurses. In fact, the Intermountain Medical Center is only a five-minute drive north of campus, giving our students access to one of Utah’s premier healthcare employers.
Up to 50% off Tuition Your First Two Semesters
Eagle Gate Murray offers a tuition forgiveness program to students who have completed a bachelor’s degree and wish to enter the nursing field but do not have all the prerequisite courses needed to enroll in the MEPN Program (maximum reward is $6,525).
Increasing Job Demand for MSN-Trained Nurses
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), employment of MSN-trained nurses, such as nurse anesthetists, nurse midwives, and nurse practitioners is expected to grow 26 percent by 2028. The demand for these specialized nursing roles will continue to grow due to an “increased emphasis on preventive care” and because more care will be necessary to serve the aging baby-boomer population in our country.
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!
The Eagle Gate campus in Murray is located just off of Exit 300 (5300 S) from I-15 heading south. The Murray campus is conveniently located in the middle of the Salt Lake Valley, making the commute for prospective MEPN students in Salt Lake County simple and easy.
Phone: (888) 618-9336
5588 South Green Street
Murray, Utah 84123
You can take a quick drive north and enjoy all the fantastic attractions, restaurants, and shopping that downtown Salt Lake City offers. The Cottonwood canyons are just a 15 to 20-minute drive east on I-215 East. These canyons offer fantastic hiking trails, scenery, and several world-class ski results such as Brighton and Snowbird.
Commonly Asked Questions
Does Eagle Gate College Offer a Direct Entry MSN program near me?
We welcome students from all around the world to enroll at Eagle Gate College. The majority of students at our Murray campus are either from the town of Murray or commute from one of the following nearby cities.
We serve Direct Entry Nursing program (MEPN) students across all of Salt Lake County, Idaho:
|Alta, UT||Bluffdale, UT||Cottonwood Heights, UT|
|Draper, UT||Herriman, UT||Holladay, UT|
|Kearns, UT||Magna, UT||Midvale, UT|
|Millcreek, UT||Murray, UT||Riverton, UT|
|Salt Lake City, UT||Sandy, UT||South Jordan, UT|
|South Salt Lake, UT||Taylorsville, UT||West Jordan, UT|
|West Valley City, UT|
How much does the MEPN program cost?
While tuition costs vary depending on your circumstances, there are several financial aid options available to our MEPN students at Eagle Gate College. We have very helpful admissions representatives that will help you through every step of the financial aid process to ensure you find the best option for your particular situation.
What kinds of jobs can you get with an MSN degree?
MSN graduates are eligible to apply to a variety of advanced nursing roles, including the following job titles: Certified Nurse Midwife, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Certified Nurse Anesthetist, Nurse Educator, and Nurse Executive.
How much money do MSN nurses make?
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average salary of MSN-trained nurses was about $118,000 as of May 2021.
How close is public transportation to the Murray campus?
Public transportation is located at the Intermountain Medical Center, which is approximately a mile north of the Murray Campus.
Does the Murray campus provide free parking?
Yes, there is plenty of free parking available for students.
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