The Master of Science in Nursing Program at Murray
The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program in Murray, Utah will enable you to advance your nursing career to the next level. Earning your MSN degree will equip you with the skills and training to pursue more specialized, higher-paying roles within the healthcare industry.
At Eagle Gate College – Murray, we offer two different specialty tracks for our MSN program: Administration/Leadership and Nursing Education. Students who complete the first year of their MSN program can choose between these two tracks. Each track includes virtual classes, six specialty courses, and 90-practicum hours. Best of all, you can earn your Master’s degree in Nursing in as little as two years.
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What You’ll Learn
Upon completing your first year of studies, the Murray MSN program offers two specialty tracks:
Administration and Leadership Track
This MSN track prepares graduates for nursing administration and leadership roles. The curriculum of this track focuses primarily on research and analysis and optimizing your critical thinking skills. If you’re a leader and have dreams of leading a medical team one day, this is the Master’s degree for you.
Nursing Education Track
If you aspire to work in higher education and helping future generations of nurses reach their goals, you should consider the nursing education track. The courses for this nursing program will prepare you to teach in various settings and equip you with the knowledge and skills to be an outstanding educator.
Master’s in Nursing 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 MSN Curriculum
Earning your MSN degree will allow you to specialize in the area of nursing & healthcare that interests you the most. For example, MSN graduates who enjoy supporting families through childbirth and prenatal care can become a Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM). If you prefer to teach, however, earning your MSN can also prepare you for a career in higher education.
Eagle Gate 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! - Megan P., 2019 Graduate
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, which offers a variety of employment options for MSN 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.
Earning your MSN can be a costly endeavor, but Eagle Gate College offers several financial aid options to help you pay for your education. Our experienced admissions representatives are willing to answer all your questions regarding financial aid and the program in general. If you decide to apply for a loan, they can also be there to walk you through each step of the process.
Smaller Class Sizes
At Murray, our MSN program class sizes are capped to ensure our students receive the best instruction possible. Smaller class sizes give our instructors the unique ability to provide one-on-one support to each of our students, resulting in a much more fulfilling and intimate educational experience.
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! - Meghan W., 2019 Graduate
The Eagle Gate campus in Murray is located just off Exit 300 (5300 S) on the I-15, heading south. The Murray campus is conveniently located in the middle of the Salt Lake Valley, making the commute for prospective MSN 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. If you’re feeling adventurous, 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 resorts, such as Brighton and Snowbird.
Commonly Asked Questions
Is there a waitlist to get into the MSN program in Murray?
No, there is no waitlist or entrance exam required to get into the MSN program at our Murray campus.
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?
The amount of money you can earn as an MSN nurse depends entirely on the type of job you’d like to pursue. However, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average salary for 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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